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Lecturer 2021-2022

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer 2021-2022

Application Window

Open April 14th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Description:
The School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses during the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

PBPL 001 – Online Course - Introduction to Public Policy (Fall Quarter)
PBPL 002 – Politics and Public Policy (Spring Quarter)
PBPL 004 – Ethics, Professionalism, and Public Policy (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters)
PBPL 101 – Case Studies in Public Policy (Fall/Spring Quarters)
PBPL 103 – Economic Development Policy (Fall Quarter)
PBPL 130 – Management of International Water (Fall Quarter)
PBPL 202 – Policy Institutions and Processes (Fall Quarter)
PBPL 206 – State and Local Politics and Policies (Winter Quarter)
PBPL 270F – Borderland Policies and Community Processes (Spring Quarter)
PBPL 271 – Racial Inequality in Politics and Policy (Fall)
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 the 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:
Fall Quarter 2021: September 20, 2021 – December 10, 2021
Winter Quarter 2022: January 3, 2022 – March 18, 2022
Spring Quarter 2022: March 23, 2022 – June 10, 2022

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

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2021-2022 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, complete applications should be received before May 14, 2021 for the 2021-2022 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, list of three references, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, and recent teaching evaluations. 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/JPF01403.

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements:
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV.
• Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.
• Teaching Evaluations - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd. Peer review of teaching documents.
• Statement of Teaching – Philosophy 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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Applicants must have at least a Master's degree in the relevant subject matter area, a Ph.D. is highly desirable.

Preferred qualifications

    A Ph.D. in a related field is highly desirable.

    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.

Application Requirements

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

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

  • Statement of Teaching - Philosophy 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)

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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Three letters of recommendation are required once a candidate has been selected for further consideration.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01403

Help contact: dorria.burgess@ucr.edu

Campus Information

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 candidates 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.