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Part-Time Lecturer(s) in Ethnic Studies

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer
Salary range: Salary is $6326.59 per course (pending final budget approval)

Application Window

Open date: August 1st, 2021

Last review date: Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 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, Dec 31, 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.

Position description

The Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions for the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 quarters. Fall 2021 quarter begins September 20, 2021 and ends December 10, 2021. Winter 2022 quarter begins January 3, 2022 and ends March 18, 2022.

Salary is $6326.59 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 who are knowledgeable in the area(s) of Race and Power; Language and Ethnicity in the U.S.; Black/Afro-American Studies or Black Diaspora Studies. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience teaching in an online format.

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

Fall 2021
• ETST 101A - Historical Development of Race & Power
• ETST 109I - The Black Diaspora: Cultural, Political, and Historical Connections

Winter 2022
• ETST 011 - Language and Ethnicity in the USA
• ETST 101B - Theories of Race and Power

Full course description 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, curriculum vitae, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level, and 3 letters of reference that assess teaching ability. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021 and may continue until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by September 1, 2021.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    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.

Preferred qualifications

    Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching Ethnic Studies and who are knowledgeable in the area(s) of Race and Power; Language and Ethnicity in the U.S.; Black/Afro-American Studies or Black Diaspora 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Sample Syllabus - A sample syllabus for the class you wish to teach.

  • 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 - Recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level.

  • Letter of Recommendation - Letter of reference that assess teaching ability.

  • Letter of Recommendation - Letter of reference that assess teaching ability.

  • Letter of Recommendation - Letter of reference that assess teaching ability.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

Applicant will upload 3 letters of reference that assess teaching ability.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01441

Help contact: dawnv@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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

Job location

Riverside, CA