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Lecturer - Revelle College Humanities Program 2022-2023

Application Window

Open date: February 25, 2022

Next review date: Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 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

Part time non-tenure track lectureships with Revelle College in the Humanities Program at UC San Diego will be available for the 2022-2023 academic year. Appointments vary from one to three quarters.

The Humanities Program is a core text and writing program that offers five interdisciplinary, chronologically arranged courses in the literature and thought of the Western humanistic tradition to undergraduates in Revelle College. The program emphasizes the development of skills in critical thinking and formal, persuasive writing. The sequence of courses, Humanities 1 through 5, meets the humanities and writing requirement of Revelle College. Instruction in university-level writing is part of all five courses, but students in Humanities 1 and 2 (six units each) receive intensive writing instruction.

Per the AFT Unit 18 Agreement, Applicants internal to the UCSD Department of Humanities who had an appointment in 2021–2022 and apply by the initial review date will be considered before all other applicants.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. or terminal degree in a humanistic field (such as Literature, Philosophy, and History) is required by the start of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

• Teaching experience in large classes (over 100 students)
• A record of excellent teaching directly relevant to the program and demonstrating an ability to make challenging texts accessible to undergraduate students
• An ability to work effectively with students representing diverse backgrounds, interests, and levels of preparation
• Demonstrated experience and commitment in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity in an academic setting. UCSD is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most Recent
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03145

Help contact: c4wells@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination 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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA