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Lecturer, Professional Preparation Programs, Teacher Education

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259 -$86,453
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: April 11, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, Apr 26, 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, Feb 28, 2025 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. 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 (not exhaustive):
EDS 128AB/139
EDS 129ABC/139
EDS 201
EDS 203
EDS 250
EDS 349
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. Duties may also include: assisting in program events, trainings, and meetings; assisting with student teacher field placements and communicating with cooperating teachers; reading and responding to candidate lesson plans and other written materials each week; conducting a minimum of four formal classroom observations per candidate each quarter at assigned placement school sites during the P-12 school day; attending evening seminar courses; and completing candidate evaluations, program reports and required documentation according to deadlines.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Master's degree or at least 6 years of P-12 classroom teaching experience
  • Valid California Professional Clear Teaching Credential authorizing English learner instruction
  • At least 2 years of experience mentoring and/or supporting student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers;
  • At least 6 years of experience working with (or in) San Diego County Schools;
  • At least 2 years experience in working on collaborative teams;
  • At least 2 years of experience following the most current, adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems;
  • At least 1 year of teacher leadership experience at the school, district, or county levels;
  • At least 6 years of 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
  • At least 1 quarter/semester of experience teaching at the postsecondary level
  • At least 1 year of experience recruiting and preparing teachers
  • Expertise in education technology.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest - Applicants should summarize their training, relevant experience, and note courses they are interested in 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 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

La Jolla, CA