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Lecturer-Introduction to Research in the Humanities/Social Sciences

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The Office of Summer Sessions at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a qualified lecturer to teach a humanities/social science research track in a 4-week pre-college summer program--Science and Engineering Research Academy (SERA)—that provides qualified high school students (residential and commuter) an introduction to the research enterprise through project-based, directed research in various fields. This program provides students a hands-on experience and professional development by allowing them to choose and develop a research topic specific to the program track (e.g., Global Studies, Nanotechnology, Marine Biology, etc.) they select under the direction of the Lecturer and Teaching Assistant (TA). By taking this 4-unit course (INT 93LS: Introduction to Research in STEM Fields), students will also experience the rigor of taking a college-level class.

The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant at the time of application are a Master’s degree or Advancement to Candidacy in a Humanities or Social Science discipline, and, a minimum of one year teaching experience at the university level.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. To apply, please go to the following link: . Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with summary of work history and teaching experience, teaching philosophy (1 page), and proposed course description (1 page). Applicants should also provide two (2) names and contact information for references from their discipline. The posting will remain open until March 28, 2018.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching - Maximum 1 page

  • Proposed Course Description - Maximum 1 page

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)