Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Open August 1st, 2018 through Monday, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2020, you will have until June 30th, 2020 to complete your application.
The Critical Race and Ethnic Studies https://cres.ucsc.edu at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach occasional courses in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.
We seek professionally active and versatile teachers who are conversant with recent trends in ethnic studies and have the ability to teach courses that include significant group discussion. Candidates for this pool should be able to teach courses in one or more the following subject areas:
Critical analysis of race; colorblindness and post-racialism
Critical analysis of the limitations of multiculturalism
The intersection of race and ethnicity with categories such as gender, sexuality, class, nationalism, indigeneity, and citizenship
Historical discourses of difference underwriting social inequalities and movements to redress those inequalities
Research methods and writing in critical race and ethnic studies
We particularly welcome candidates whose courses would provide a comparative or transnational approach to these topics.
ACADEMIC TITLE Lecturer
SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session may vary from this amount.
M.A. or equivalent foreign degree in Ethnic Studies, Feminist Studies, American Studies, History, Literature, Sociology or a related field at the time of application
College or university level teaching experience in one or more of the subject areas listed above
POSITION AVAILABLE Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit's instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
Letter of application that outlines how the basic qualifications are met including the ability to teach courses that include a large discussion component, educational background, teaching experience (required)
Curriculum vitae: Please include your most recently updated C.V. (required)
Course evaluations (one set of evaluations is required and a maximum of three will be accepted)
Reference Requirement Applications must include three confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
RECRUITMENT PERIOD Applications for this recruitment will be accepted beginning August 1, 2018 through June 1, 2020 This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2021. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.
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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.
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Cover Letter - Letter of application that outlines how the basic qualifications are met including the ability to teach courses that include a large discussion component, educational background, and teaching experience
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.