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Part-Time Lecturer(s) in Ethnic Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 8th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Feb 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 15, 2021 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.

Description

The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions in Spring 2021 quarter. Spring 2021 quarter begins March 24, 2021 and ends June 11, 2021.

Salary: $6263.93 per course (pending final budget approval).

Qualifications:
A completed M.A. in Ethnic Studies or a related or equivalent discipline, and previous teaching experience at the college or university level, is required. Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching Ethnic Studies and are knowledgeable in the area(s) of Black/Afro-American Studies, Black Diaspora Studies, Chicano Studies, Mexican American or Latino Studies. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience teaching in an online format.

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.

Course offerings are subject to availability of funding. Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

Spring 2021
• ETST 03: “Intro to African American Studies”
• ETST 109I: “ Black Diaspora”
• ETST 132: “Chicano Contemporary Issues”

Full course descriptions can be found at https://registrar.ucr.edu/registering/catalog

Application Procedure:
Provide a cover letter that specifies your qualifications for each position you are applying for; a sample syllabus for the class you wish to teach or a syllabus for a related class; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching; a statement of contributions to diversity; 1-2 recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level and 3 letters of recommendation that assess teaching ability. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system.

Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2021 and may continue until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by February 8, 2021.

Because of COVID-19, classes are to be taught online, either asynchronously (with assignments posted and lectures videoed) or synchronously (in real-time zoom meetings with students.)

According to the UCR COVID-19 Instructional Continuity Plan, “UCR will not require any instructor to teach in-person” and “During the 2020-21 academic year, we expect that the default instructional mode will continue to be remote-only, but this plan allows for the possibility of some classes to be taught in-person by exceptional approval.” For the current Plan, see https://campusreturn.ucr.edu/sites/g/files/rcwecm4671/files/2020-07/UCR%20COVID-19%20Instructional%20Continuty%20Plan%2007072020.pdf

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. 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.

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://ethnicstudies.ucr.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Provide a cover letter that specifies your qualifications for each position you are applying for.

  • Syllabus - A sample syllabus for the class you wish to teach or a syllabus for a related class.

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

  • 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.

  • Teaching Evaluations - 1-2 recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level.

  • Letter of Recommendation - 3 letters of recommendation that assess teaching ability

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)