The Department of Literature [https://literature.ucsc.edu/] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers. The department offers courses in a broad range of areas including, but not limited to the following genres:
English-Language Literatures, including American and British literatures
French and Francophone literatures (in French and in translation)
German literature (in German and in translation)
Greek and Latin literatures (in original and in translation)
Italian literature (in Italian and in translation)
Russian literature (in translation)
Spanish/Latin American/Latinx literatures (in Spanish and in translation)
Visual, performative, sonic, filmic, and other media
Applicants with a record of teaching excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
ACADEMIC TITLE Lecturer
SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may differ from courses taught during the academic year.
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Literature or related field at the time of application
A minimum of one-year college-level teaching experience
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.
Reference Requirement Applications must include three confidential letters of recommendation*. Please 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 (i.e., dossier service, career center), 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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