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LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Position overview

Position title: LECTURER
Salary range: $6326.59
Anticipated start: JANUARY 3, 2022

Application Window

Open date: September 29th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 14, 2022 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

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Lecturer Position
Winter Quarter: January 3, 2022 – March 18, 2022
Spring Quarter: March 23, 2022 – June 10, 2022

The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking to fill several one-quarter temporary teaching positions (Lecturer) for the Winter and Spring quarters 2022.

Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or Ph.D. with one year of teaching experience at the college level and a commitment to teaching excellence and possess a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.

The salary is $6,326.59 per course for a Lecturer position. The filling of the positions is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course. Positions will remain open until filled.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:
POSC 10/10W American Politics
POSC 100 Presidential Politics
POSC 101 U.S. Congress
POSC 104/104S Special Topics in the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity
POSC 110/110S The Origins of Political Ideas
POSC 111 Democracy and The Social Contract
POSC 117 Contemporary Democratic Theory
POSC 143S Elections and Political Participation
POSC 149S Presidential Elections
POSC 152 The Politics of the Middle East
POSC 167 Constitutional Law: Fundamental Freedoms
POSC 173 California Politics and Government
POSC 182E Politics and Economic Policy
POSC 196 Moot Court: Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01480

Complete applications must include a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, a statement of past and/or planned future contributions to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence, a syllabus from a prior course, and two letters of recommendation. Optional statements of Research or Teaching may also be considered.

Applications and supporting material received by the initial review dates will receive full consideration. The initial review dates for completed applications are as follows:

Winter Quarter: October 29, 2021
Spring Quarter: January 14, 2022

Questions concerning these positions, contact: Professor Brookes marissa.brookes@ucr.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or Ph.D. with one year of teaching experience at the college level and a commitment to teaching excellence and possess a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.

Preferred qualifications

    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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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.

  • RECENT TEACHING EVALUATIONS

  • SYLLABUS FROM A PRIOR COURSE

  • LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION - AT LEAST 2 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION THAT ASSESSES YOUR TEACHING ABILITY

  • LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION - AT LEAST 2 LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION THAT ASSESSES YOUR TEACHING ABILITY

  • MISCELLANEOUS/ADDITIONAL - ADD ANYTHING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO HELP IN OUR DECISION MAKING PROCESS
    (Optional)

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01480

Help contact: cindyred@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