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Lecturer in History & Critical Race and Ethnic Studies: Summer 2023

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer in Summer Session
Salary range: A reasonable estimate for an initial appointment is $64,329. See Unit 18 Lecturer table  for the salary range for this position. For current appointees, normal compensation will be based on the annual salary of the Unit 18 faculty NSF in effect as of June 30 of the calendar year in which summer session begins. Salary is prorated in accordance instructional workload calculation.
Anticipated start: Anticipated Start Dates Vary by Session:
Summer Session A: 5/22/2023
Summer Session B: 6/20/2023
Summer Session C: 7/3/2023
Summer Session D: 5/22/2023
Position duration: Duration through Summer Session 202

Application Window

Open date: March 27, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Apr 11, 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: Monday, Jul 3, 2023 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 School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts seeks a lecturer(s) to teach courses in History & Critical Race and Ethnic Studies for Summer 2023 Sessions. Courses being offered may include but not limited to:

Comparative Race & Ethnicity in the United States

In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding weekly office hours (2 hours/week), and grading examinations and/or papers.

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

For more information, please contact David Rouff at dtorres-rouff@ucmerced.edu

Review of applications will begin 4/11/2023 and will remain open until the conclusion of the Summer Session.

Summer Session A Dates: 5/22/2023 - 6/30/2023
Summer Session B Dates: 6/20/2023 - 8/11/2023
Summer Session C Dates: 7/3/2023 - 8/11/2023
Summer Session D Dates: 5/22/2023 - 8/11/2023

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

Advanced degree and experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how you have approached or would approach teaching the courses that you wish to teach. Please also indicate subject area of interest regarding teaching.

  • Sample Syllabus

  • A recent teaching evaluation

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01558

Help contact: aprecruit@ucmerced.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https://smokefree.ucmerced.edu/).

Job location

Merced, CA