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Lecturer 2019-2020

Recruitment Period

Open August 19th, 2019 through Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

Description:
The School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate courses during the 2019-2020 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course.

General Information:
Courses to be taught:
Lecturers may teach the following courses during the 2019-2020 academic year.

PBPL 1 – Online Course – Introduction to Public Policy (Winter / Spring Quarter)
PBPL 2 – Politics and Public Policy (Spring Quarter)
PBPL 4 – Ethics (Spring Quarter)
PBPL 129 – Understanding Sustainability (Winter / Spring Quarter)
Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings. The descriptions of our courses are in the online catalog: https://registrar.ucr.edu/registering/catalog.

Responsibilities:
Teach one or more undergraduate courses, depending on the need and the candidate’s experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
The criteria for appointment is evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in the subject matter area. Individuals recruited should possess at least a Master's degree (a Ph.D. degree is highly desirable) in the relevant subject matter area and proven college/university teaching experience or show strong promise in teaching.

Service Dates:
Winter Quarter 2020: January 2, 2020 – March 20, 2020
Spring Quarter 2020: March 25, 2020 – June 12, 2020

Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2019-2020 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before October 31, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, and evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Interested individuals should apply at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01158.

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

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV.
• Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.
• Evidence of Teaching Proficiency - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents.
• Statement of Teaching
• Misc./Additional (Optional)
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants.
Reference requirements
• Three letters of reference required

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://spp.ucr.edu/about/jobs

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.

  • Evidence of Teaching Proficiency - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required