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Temporary Lecturer- Theatre & Dance

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$72,404. ​
The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position

Application Window

Open date: November 30, 2023

Most recent review date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 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, Nov 29, 2024 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 Theatre and Dance, within the School of Arts & Humanities at UC San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. We are seeking applicants for temporary lecturer position(s) in theatre and dance disciplines. Appointment(s) may be for 1 or more quarters based upon the teaching needs of the department and funding availability.

Job duties and responsibilities for the Temporary Lecturer position include:

  1. Commitment of 10 weeks teaching per course.
  2. Demonstration of ability to teach undergraduate students and/or teach and advise graduate students.
  3. Creation of course syllabi with student assignments.
  4. Completion of grading through e-Grades system.
  5. Completion of Student Certification for the Commencement of Academic Activities.
  6. Provide at least 2 office hours per week, per course, to students for additional support. Office hours can be provided remotely.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Applications will be reviewed periodically as teaching needs arise.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualified candidates will possess an MFA (or 3-5 years of professional experience), or a PhD.

Qualified candidates will have at least three years of teaching experience or specialized field expertise in the theatre or dance discipline and strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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 (Optional)

  • Letter of Reccomendation (Optional)

  • Miscellaneous - The section is intended to provide additional materials to be considered for this recruitment.

Reference requirements
  • 2-5 required (contact information only)
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