Position overview Position title: History Pre-six Lecturer Salary range: A reasonable estimate for an appointment to teach a standard five-credit course is $8,282 - $23,306 (based on salary points 1-36), please see the UCSC Salary Scales and refer to the Non-senate Instructional (NSI) Unit 18 Pre-six Lecturer Academic Year scale. Instructional Workload Credit (IWC) valuation may vary, and the course salary will be adjusted accordingly. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year (see Summer Session Faculty and Lecturer Pay).
Percent time: Variable, based on the course load assigned.
Anticipated start: Appointments are contingent on the hiring units instructional need and the availability of funding. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments made in fall quarter 2023 through fall quarter 2024. Initial appointments with effective dates outside of this recruitment period will require an alternative open recruitment.
Position duration: 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.
Open date: June 17, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, Jul 17, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 14, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of lecturers. Course topics cover a broad range of areas in History including, but not limited to, the following: Africa, Ancient history, Middle East (colonial and postcolonial), Latin America (colonial and national periods), Medieval Europe, Modern Europe, United States (North America/United States to 1877 and/or United States 1865 to the present), African American History, and World History.
Applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the university level are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internal candidates will be given priority consideration.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in history or related field.
Evidence of teaching experience at the university level.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Letter of application that describes your area of expertise, experience and range of teaching, and teaching philosophy.
Sample Course Syllabus
Sample Course Syllabus
Sample Course Syllabus (Optional)
Course Evaluations (Optional)
3-5 letters of reference required
Applications must include 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 (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSCs confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm. Apply link:https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01526
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