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Lecturer- Muir College Writing Program 2019-2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 1st, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Mar 1, 2019 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: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 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.


The Muir College Writing Program courses engage in critical thinking and writing during which students must advance beyond the basic competency expected at entrance to understand and write discourse acceptable at the university level. Even when faced with challenging topics, students must demonstrate the ability to comprehend textual arguments at more than a superficial level; their writing must exhibit an understanding of academic arguments. (For more information about the program, see

Part-time non-tenure track lectureships are available for the 2019-2020 academic year (if needed, applicants may be considered for the current 2018-19 academic year). Appointments vary from one to up to three quarters. The instructor will teach MCWP 125, a writing course specifically for transfer students.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D., E.D., M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Composition, Rhetoric, Writing Studies, English, Literature or other related field (must be conferred by June 30, 2019); demonstrated proficiency in teaching writing; a commitment to student learning; and experience in a collaborative work environment; demonstrated strong leadership or commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.

Salary commensurate with experience and based on published UC pay scales.

Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application system, AP On-Line Recruit, at:

*Teaching evaluations, sample syllabus, and letters of recommendation may be required if the applicant is selected as a top candidate.

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Contributions to Diversity Description - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/ Additional #2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)