Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: August 11, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 28, 2023 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: Sunday, Mar 31, 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.
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, 2024 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, 2024; 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.
Due to the need for a fast turnaround time, candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD, except the dissertation, OR have a terminal degree (MFA, MBA, MA in Journalism, PhD) at the time of application.
One year of college level teaching experience.
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
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
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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.
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About UC Santa Barbara
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, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.