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Lecturer - Department of Communication 2019-20

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 20th, 2019
Last review date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 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: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.

Description

The Department of Communication at the University of California at Davis invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Communication for the 2019-2020 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness. An M.A. in communication is required, but a Ph.D. is strongly desired. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.

We seek a lecturer whose primary teaching interests include two or more of the following areas: computer-mediated communication, social networks, social media, and quantitative research methods. Applicants must have previous teaching experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. The appointee will teach up to four courses during the 2019-2020 academic year. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience. Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., student evaluations), two letters of reference and a writing sample to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02938.

To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by July 31, 2019, but materials will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of California, Davis and the Department are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

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

  • Evidence of Teaching Ability - e.g., student evaluations, course materials

  • Writing Sample

  • Writing Sample 2 (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required