The Muir College Writing Program courses engage in critical analysis in thinking and writing during which students must advance beyond the basic competency expected at entrance to understand and write discourse acceptable at the university level. Even when faced with challenging topics, students must demonstrate the ability to comprehend textual arguments at more than a superficial level; their writing must exhibit an understanding of academic arguments. (For more information about the program, see http://muir.ucsd.edu/writing/about.html
Part-time non-tenure track lectureships are available for the 2021-2022 academic year (if needed, applicants may be considered for the current 2020-21 academic year). Appointments vary from one to up to three quarters. The instructor will teach MCWP 125, a writing course specifically for transfer students.
Minimum Qualifications: -Ph.D., E.D., M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Composition, Rhetoric, Writing Studies, English, Literature or other related field (must be conferred by June 30, 2021) -demonstrated proficiency in teaching writing; a commitment to student learning -experience in a collaborative work environment -demonstrated strong leadership or commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.
Salary commensurate with experience and based on published UC pay scales.
*Teaching evaluations, sample syllabus, and letters of recommendation may be required if the applicant is selected as a top candidate.
AA-EOE: 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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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