Writing Program: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

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Recruitment Period
Open August 1st, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2021, you will have until June 30th, 2021 to complete your application.


The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach sections of (1) required first-year writing courses for those who have not satisfied the University of California's Entry-Level Writing Requirement (ELWR); (2) first-year writing courses that satisfy the campus's General Education requirement for Composition; and/or (3) writing courses for multilingual students.

Applicants with expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: first-year composition, multilingual composition pedagogy, Rhetoric and Composition, and/or TESOL.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.

Master's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) at time of application; experience in teaching college-level composition as the instructor of record; formal graduate-level training in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL; knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition/TESOL; and experience working with a diverse student population.

Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit's instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters).

Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00738
Please refer to Position # JPF00738-20P in all correspondence.


Letter of application describing your approach to teaching and the connection of those approaches to research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL, as well as detailed information on your knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL (required)
Curriculum vitae, which must include a current email address (required)
Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching (required) See UCSC guidelines on statement.
A syllabus for a first-year writing course that would be appropriate at UCSC (required)
Reference Requirement
Applications must include three current (dated within two years of the date of application) confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*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 (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.