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Temporary Part Time Lecturer - Creative Writing (2022-23 AY)

Application Window

Open date: March 31st, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 11, 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: Friday, Mar 31, 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

The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego (https://literature.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.

Appointments will most likely be part-time, but may be full-time, from one quarter up to one year in duration.

The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue: https://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/LIT.html.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scale.

Authorization to work in the US must be provided at the start of the appointment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

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 efforts these efforts as the campus transitions to the new process for Unit 18 Lectures.

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

Internal/Current Department Appointees are required to submit:

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

Please reference position number on all correspondence.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must demonstrate excellent teaching qualifications in the above detailed areas, and experience managing diverse classrooms.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. or MFA in Creative Writing by the time of appointment, and to have demonstrated outstanding teaching experience in the following genres/areas: Fiction, Poetry, and Writing for Performance

Preferred qualifications

Preferred candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in an academic setting.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - A description of training and teaching experience

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

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Detailed Syllabi - Corresponding to the genres/areas

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information. Detail specific attention to teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03195

Help contact: litadm@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