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Lecturer 2022-2023

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer 2022-2023

Application Window

Open March 30th, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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 2022-2023 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course. Priority consideration will be given to individuals previously appointed as a Lecturer with the SPP.

General Information:
Courses to be taught:
Lecturers may teach the following courses during the 2022-2023 academic year.

PBPL 001 – Introduction to Public Policy (Fall 2022 & Spring 2023)
PBPL 002 – Politics and Public Policy (Fall 2022 & Spring 2023)
PBPL 004 – Ethics, Professionalism, and Public Policy (Fall 2022, Winter & Spring 2023)
PBPL 101 – Case Studies in Public Policy (Winter 2023)
PBPL 162 – Health in All Policies (Fall 2022)
PBPL 180 – Special Topics in Public Policy (Fall 2022, Winter & Spring 2023)
PBPL 216 – Public Leadership and Management (Fall 2022)
PBPL 241 – Climate Change Policy (Winter & Spring 2023)
PBPL 260 – Educational Policy Analysis (Winter 2023)
PBPL 261 – Higher Education Policy (Winter & Spring 2023)
PBPL 264 – Methods in Health Disparities Research (Winter & Spring 2023)
PBPL 271 – Racial Inequality in Politics and Policy (Winter & Spring 2023)
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 2022: September 19, 2022 – December 9, 2022
Winter Quarter 2023: January 4, 2023 – March 24, 2023
Spring Quarter 2023: March 29, 2023 – June 16, 2023

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

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2022-2023 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, complete applications should be received before June 11, 2022 for the 2022-2023 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/JPF01559.

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/JPF01559

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.

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 (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). 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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.