Instructor in Humanities
University of California Santa Barbara
United States

Instructor in Humanities

Job #JPF02716
  • Extension / Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor / UC Santa Barbara

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for the instructor pay of English as Second Language (ESL) is $50.00 - $80.00 per hour. A reasonable estimate for the Intersectional Justice position is $160.00 - $180.00 per hour.

Application Window

Open date: April 1, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Apr 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 31, 2025 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.

Position description

The Department of Professional and Continuing Education (Extension) at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach on-site and online courses for our Arts & Humanities program for upcoming openings. We are seeking qualified applicants who possess current subject matter expertise and have a passion for teaching in the following programs and courses.

English as Second Language (ESL)

  • Multidisciplinary ESL coursework
  • Other Related Topics

Intersectional Justice

  • Introduction to Intersectional Justice
  • Application and Facilitation of Intersectional Justice

Instructor duties include but are not limited to:

  • Make appropriate adjustments to continually improve the syllabus, curriculum and course materials. May be based upon programmatic and/or student feedback.
  • Prepare and deliver course materials and design learning assessments.
  • Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning.
  • Stay current within the subject, discipline or field of practice.
  • Use subject-matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum.
  • Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline/explain the grading policies for the course.
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner.
  • Employ culturally competent and inclusive teaching methodologies in the classroom (including teaching non-native speakers and/or students with academic letters of accommodations for learning disabilities).
  • Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes and assign grades.
  • Post final student grades to the transcript system within two weeks of course completion.
  • Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director as needed.
  • Retain student records according to University policies.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2025 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on March 31, 2025; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a instructor pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Screening of applicants begins immediately after the Initial Review Date has passed; some appointments may begin as early as the 2024 summer quarter. The number of these temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, academic positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are offered on a course-by-course basis, and appointment length is based upon course section schedule(s). Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A bachelor’s degree or a minimum of one professional certification in one of the following fields:

  • English as Second Language (ESL)
  • Intersectional Justice
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

3 years of combined experience in one or more of following fields:

  • English as Second Language (ESL)
  • Intersectional Justice
Preferred qualifications

Master's degree or over 5 years of experience in the professional field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

The department will conduct a reference check for the finalist before extending an offer.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02716

Help contact: julia.choi@professional.ucsb.edu

About UC Santa Barbara

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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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