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Lecturer, Professional Preparation Programs, Teacher Education 2022-2023

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application Window

Open date: March 15, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Apr 8, 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: Monday, Mar 13, 2023 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

With a commitment to excellence and diversity, the University of California, San Diego Department of Education Studies (EDS) invites applications for the position of Non-Senate Faculty (NSF) Lecturer. Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one year; some appointments begin in the fall quarter and others in winter and spring quarters. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter and may be renewed based on need and performance. Successful applicants may have an opportunity to teach in our Summer Session’s course offerings.

EDS is an interdisciplinary department committed to equity and grounded in a close intersection between research and practice. Our mission is to collaboratively transform educational systems to better serve all students and our new colleague will share that passion. Academic offerings include undergraduate education minors, professional preparation programs in elementary, secondary, and Deaf education, and two doctoral programs. EDS Faculty research interests include linguistic and cultural diversity, teacher learning, leadership, and policy, school leadership and change, family and school partnerships, and uses of educational technology in teaching and learning. To learn more about the UCSD Department of Education Studies you may visit our website. EDS Course descriptions can be found in the UCSD General Catalog.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Potential courses include:
EDS 128AB/139
EDS 129ABC/139
EDS 201
EDS 203
EDS 250
EDS 351
EDS 381
EDS 382

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in our graduate level professional preparation programs, which will be assigned based on expertise:

· MEd/Multiple Subjects Credential
· MEd/Single Subjects Credential in: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and World Languages
· MA in American Sign Language – English Bilingual Education, including Multiple Subject and Education Specialist: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Credentials

In addition to having demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, the preferred candidates will have experience or demonstrated contributions to a climate that supports equity, inclusion and diversity.

General Duties:

EDS Professional Preparation courses meet face-to-face unless otherwise indicated and may be scheduled during the day, late afternoons, or in the evening on the UCSD campus. In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students and preparing course materials.

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

Internal/Current Department Appointees are required to submit

  1. CV
  2. Teaching Evaluations: Most recent teaching evaluations (including student
    comments, if available)
  3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity

External Applicants are required to submit

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity
  4. Teaching Evaluations: Most recent teaching evaluations (including student
    comments, if available).
  5. 3 References



Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)
  • Master's degree or equivalent;
  • Valid California Professional Clear Teaching Credential authorizing English learner instruction
  • Five or more years of outstanding teaching in public schools;
  • Previous experience mentoring and/or supporting student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers;
  • Knowledge of San Diego area public schools;
  • Experience in working on collaborative teams;
  • Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems;
  • Teacher leadership experience at the school, district, or county levels; and
  • A strong and demonstrated commitment to furthering equity, diversity and the improvement of public education.
Preferred qualifications

California teaching credential(s) in an additional content area or in Special Education; Bilingual Authorization and/or bilingual skills; experience teaching at the postsecondary level; experience recruiting and preparing teachers; expertise in education technology.

Application Requirements

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

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

  • Cover Letter/Letter - Applicants should summarize their training, relevant experience, and note courses they are interested in teaching.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent teaching evaluations.

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA