The History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an on-going pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach occasional courses during the regular academic year and/or in summer session in the following areas: critical and cultural theory, history of social movements, and cultural studies. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. Candidates must be willing to teach both seminars and large lecture courses.
Candidates accepted into this pool may be approached by other units to teach in areas related to their demonstrated areas of expertise.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation for Summer Session may vary from the academic year.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.A. in field relating to areas of instruction (critical and cultural theory, history of social movements, and cultural studies). Demonstrated teaching experience in higher education in one or more of the subject areas listed above.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in field relating to areas of instruction (critical and cultural theory, history of social movements, and cultural studies). Minimum of three years University level teaching experience.
POSITION AVAILABLE: As openings occur, contingent upon need and availability of funding
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one short writing sample, two confidential letters of recommendation*, a sample syllabus, and student evaluations (optional). Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00349
Refer to Position #JPF00349-16P in all correspondence.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
CLOSING DATE: Ongoing. As this is an ongoing recruitment, applicants must update their files every three years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.
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Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Short Writing Sample
Student Evaluations (Optional)
- 2 letters of reference required
How to apply
- Create an ApplicantID
- Provide required information and documents
- If any, provide required reference information