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Lecturer - Warren College Writing Program 2022-2023

Application Window

Open date: March 19th, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Apr 15, 2022 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: 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 the Warren College Writing Program at UC San Diego will be available for the 2022-23 academic year (if needed, applicants may be considered for the current 2021-22 academic year). Appointments vary from one to three quarters.

Lecturers will teach Warren Writing 100.

Warren College requires all transfer students to complete one upper-division writing course as part of their general education requirements. Each year, approximately 300-400 students will enroll in Earl Warren College as transfer students from community colleges and other institutions. [].

For information related to the Warren College Writing Program, please visit: []

Earl Warren College at the University of California, San Diego 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.

For this Transition Year only, we will be using AP Recruit to review current/internal appointees and also collect applicants. This process was created to streamline these efforts as the campus transitions to the new process for Unit 18 Lecturers.

Please use the specialization tool to identify if you are an internal/current appointee or an external applicant.

Internal/Current Department Appointees are required to submit:

  • CV
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity
  • Teaching Evaluations: Most recent evaluations (including student comments, if available)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Sample Syllabi

External Applicants are required to submit:

  • CV
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity
  • Teaching Evaluations: Most recent evaluations (including student comments, if available). If not available, upload a letter of reference on your teaching ability.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Sample Syllabi

Warren College

The Warren College Writing Program is one of eight writing programs at UC San Diego. Embedded in Earl Warren College, the program aligns its curriculum with the college’s theme, “A life in balance,” and the college’s namesake, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. Taken together, they challenge Warren students, faculty, staff and administrators to place issues of justice, fairness, and equity squarely in the balance of our teaching and learning.

The program comprises a two-course sequence for incoming first-year students: Warren Writing 10A and Warren Writing 10B. Incoming transfer students take Warren Writing 100.  

In these courses, the Warren Writing program empowers students with the writing knowledge, habits and skills needed to analyze the historical origins of 21st century, real-world problems. Students learn to listen, question, and engage with differing perspectives as they discover what they stand for, what they believe, and why. We provide students with the communicative tools needed to write clearly, effectively, and compassionately to a variety of audiences about the solutions most needed to restore balance and equity in our communities.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Ph.D., M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English/Literature or related fields (required by time of application)
  • Demonstrated significant experience teaching undergraduate writing courses
  • Familiarity with writing and composition pedagogy and assessment methods
  • Experience in curricular planning and development
  • An interest in developing courses devoted to the study of writing, justice, and ethics inspired by Warren College’s theme, “A life in balance” and the college’s namesake, former Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the teaching of writing and in higher education.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Sample Syllabi (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent teaching evaluations (including student comments, if available). If not available, upload a letter of reference on your teaching ability.

Reference requirements
  • 1-5 required (contact information only)
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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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