Lecturer in English
University of California Irvine
United States

Lecturer in English

 

Job #JPF08758
  • English / School of Humanities / UC Irvine

Position overview

Salary range: $66,259
Review timeline: Completed applications submitted by 12/7/23 will receive full consideration.

Application Window

Open date: November 8, 2023

Next review date: Thursday, Dec 7, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 1, 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.

Position description

Lecturer Positions in the Composition Program 2024

The Department of English invites applications for PART-TIME Lecturer positions in the Composition Program for the 2023-2024 academic year, specifically for Winter and/or Spring quarters.

Salary is based on an annual full-time rate of $66,259. Salary per course is $8,282, with benefits available to appointees who meet eligibility requirements (for more info go to: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/eligibility/index.html).

This term appointment falls under the purview of the agreement between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and the collective bargaining agreement available here:
https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html

Qualifications:

  • PhD (preferred) in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. MA in applied linguistics, or a related field, or an MFA in creative writing, also considered.
  • Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience required, with experience in first-year composition preferred.
  • Second-language instruction certification and experience, experience teaching multilingual students, and facility with online instruction and instructional technologies will be valued in our search.
  • Candidates must have their degree conferred by the service period start date of their appointment to be eligible for employment.

Part time appointments vary based on need and availability. The service period for the academic year:

Winter 2024
Service Dates: 1/03/24 - 3/22/24
Pay Period 9/12: 11/1/23 - 2/29/24
Pay Period 9/9: 1/1/24 - 3/31/24

Spring 2024
Service Dates: 3/27/24 - 6/14/24
Pay Period 9/12: 3/1/24 - 6/30/24
Pay Period 9/9: 4/1/24 - 6/30/24

Application Procedure - Please submit the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Portfolio: Your teaching portfolio should consist of a 1-2 page reflective statement of teaching, plus accompanying examples of your choice that together show how your own theoretical and applied approaches to teaching writing & rhetoric meet the learning objectives of UCI’s Composition Program courses.
  • Teaching Evaluations: Applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program should include in their application one recent, complete, and representative set (i.e. one class/section) of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.
  • Two letter(s) of recommendation are required for applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program, otherwise optional.

Appointment decisions will be made by a faculty committee from the Composition Program and English Department.

Submit materials via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF08758. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and those submitted by 12/7/23 will receive full consideration.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in applied linguistics, or a related field, or an MFA in creative writing, also considered. Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience required.

PhD (preferred) in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. Experience in first-year composition preferred.

Current PhD, MA, or MFA candidates must have their degree conferred by September 25, 2023 to be eligible for employment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Application

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

  • Teaching Materials - A teaching portfolio of up to 10 pages, including a reflective statement of teaching, a sample assignment to scaffold a writing project, examples of comments given to students, and anything else that represents your strengths and pedagogical focal points as a teacher

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program should include in their application one recent, complete, and representative set (i.e. one class/section) of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.
    (Optional)

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08758

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

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