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The University of California, Santa Barbara, Writing Program invites applications for full-time lecturers to join a vibrant and dynamic program, beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. Lecturers teach lower- and upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses for a variety of students and advanced courses in academic, interdisciplinary, civic, and professional areas. The Writing Program also has a professional writing minor. Additionally, Writing Program lecturers are integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation.
Full-time lecturers hired in this search may receive two-year contracts with the possibility of renewal up to six years; at the sixth year, a lecturer may be considered for a continuing appointment, which is an ongoing contract with merit reviews every three years. Salaries are competitive and vary depending upon training and experience; appointments include full benefits. Positions are pending funding approval. For information about the UCSB Writing Program, please visit our web site, www.writing.ucsb.edu.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application, or must be on track to complete a terminal degree (e.g., MFA, MBA) by the time of appointment. Applicants will be selected according to the quality of their experience teaching writing in a broad range of fields and genres; their knowledge of the field of rhetoric and composition; and their experience as writers in both academic and professional contexts. Candidates with a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric; teaching expertise in scientific, technical, business and/or legal writing; experience with new media and/or journalism are preferred. Appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019. The Program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Interested applicants must upload a CV, cover letter, and arrange for three letters of recommendations to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01374. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype. Deadline for primary consideration is December 14, 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.
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