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Lecturer in Merritt Writing Program: Summer 2019 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open December 15th, 2018 through February 1st, 2019

Description

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.

The Merritt Writing Program is seeking experienced teachers of composition to staff summer sections of lower and upper-division writing courses for Summer Session B. These positions are part-time and non-reoccuring. Salary is based on an annual full-time rate of $54,738.

Minimum Qualifications:
• MA or equivalent in relevant field
• One year of teaching writing at the post-secondary level
• Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population

This is a limited-term appointment which falls under the purview of the Agreement for the Lecturers Unit between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information:
http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html.

University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

Interested applicants are required to submit:

• CV
• Brief Cover Letter
• Name and contact information (email and phone numbers) for 3 references

Application must be submitted via this website.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until all positions have been filled.

Summer B Session Dates: June 24 – August 16, 2019

Job location

Merced, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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