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Lecturer 2024-2025

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer 2024-2025
Salary range: See Table 15 (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259, prorated according to appointment percentage.

Application Window

Open date: April 23, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, May 26, 2024 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: Monday, Jun 30, 2025 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

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 2024-2025 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:
The School of Public Policy is looking for lecturers who are able to teach the following courses during the 2024-2025 academic year.

PBPL 002 – Politics and Public Policy

PBPL 004 – Ethics, Professionalism, and Public Policy

PBPL 202 – Political Institutions and Processes

Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings.
Course descriptions can be found at: https://studentdocs.ucr.edu/registrar/UCR_Catalog_2022-23.pdf

We are also looking for candidates who have experience and are able to teach Special Topics in the following content areas:

  • Education Policy (Higher Ed or K12)
  • Public Health Policy
  • Labor Policy
  • Ethics
  • Climate Change Policy
  • Poverty/Immigration
  • Communications in Policy
  • Technology Policy
  • Environmentally Induced Mitigation
  • Principles of Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Social Justice
  • California and/or Regional Policy
  • International and Foreign Relations
  • United States Census Policy
  • Quantitative and Qualitative methods in Public Policy

Responsibilities:
Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate 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 2024: September 23, 2024 – December 13, 2024
Winter Quarter 2025: January 2, 2025 – March 21, 2025
Spring Quarter 2025: March 26, 2025 – June 13, 2025

Salary:
See Table 15 [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf] for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 (full-time annual base rate), prorated according to appointment percentage.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2024-2025 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, complete applications should be received by May 26, 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, two letters of reference, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, and recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. 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/JPF01925].

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
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants.

Reference requirements
Two 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 or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Reference requirements
  • 2-5 letters of reference required

Two letters of recommendation are required.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01925

Help contact: brittani.collins@ucr.edu

About UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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 or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, State, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA