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Writing Program Lecturer Pool

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open date: November 14, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Nov 28, 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 Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach course(s) in Writing for any upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per quarter (that is, one to three courses). Lecturers teach lower- and upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses and advanced writing courses focusing on writing for academic, professional, and civic contexts. The Writing Program also has a writing minor with six emphases. Writing Program lecturers are integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation.The Program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
Successful applicants will join a thriving independent writing program in a research university committed to undergraduate education. UC Santa Barbara has been ranked as one of the top 25 research universities in the world and includes nationally- and internationally-recognized programs in the humanities, sciences, and engineering. Located in California’s Central Coast, UC Santa Barbara provides high-quality education in a beautiful setting.
The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in August, winter quarter in November, and spring quarter in February (if applicable). The pool will close on March 31, 2023; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD, except the dissertation, OR have a terminal degree (MFA, MBA, PhD) at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

One year of college level teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

Experience teaching first-year or upper division writing, scientific, technical, business and/or legal writing; experience teaching digital media and/or journalism.
PhD in Composition and Rhetoric

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

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

Please provide the names and complete contact information for 3 references. Candidates selected for an interview will have their references contacted after interviews have been completed.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02312

Help contact: mbaker@hfa.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA