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Lecturer 2019-2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 8th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for one-year and part-time quarterly Lecturer positions with the possibility of renewal. There is also the possibility of several two-year appointments. Teaching assignments are in Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes, including ESL, in the 2019-20 academic year. At least an M.A. and two years of teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Your completed application is due no later than March 22, 2019. These appointments are available pending approval of funding for the upcoming year.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.

Salary is based on an annual full-time rate of $54,738. Full-time appointments entail full benefits. Repeated renewal or reappointment totaling eighteen quarters can lead to consideration for continuing status subject to review every three years.

An application letter, CV, verification of credentials (diploma, official transcripts, etc.), self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy, most recent student evaluations that cover an academic year, statement of diversity, and two current letters of recommendation or a dossier are required. ESL certification and/or significant experience teaching second-language students will be relevant considerations in our search. Materials related to teaching (e.g. syllabi and sample assignments) might be useful additions to the application file.

Interested individuals should apply at All application materials must be received by March 22, 2019.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Verification of credentials (diploma, official transcripts, etc.)

  • Statement of Teaching - Self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy

  • Student Evaluations - Upload most recent evaluations that cover an academic year

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • ESL certification and/or significant experience (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required

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