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Lecturer - Articulation and Critical Thinking (Online)

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 18th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Jul 13, 2020 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: Thursday, Dec 31, 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 Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, seeks part time instructors to teach one or more courses in the area of Articulation and Critical Thinking for the 2020-2021 academic year. These courses are part of the curriculum for the online MBA program.

Applicants should have a MBA, PhD or advanced coursework in Articulation and Critical Thinking, and be familiar with standard business frameworks. Experience teaching with the case method and teaching in an online format preferred.
Course lists:
268V- Articulation and Critical Thinking

Develop competency in business writing and oral presentations. Build critical thinking skills. Topics include behavioral economics, false claims, cognitive biases, correlation/causality, and more. Formerly titled "Management Communications."
Instructors will hold 10 live online sessions, one per week in a 10-week quarter, reviewing and expanding upon material presented to students in a pre-recorded format. Instructors are also required to assist with course grading and work with the course coordinator to ensure consistency across sections. A fast and stable internet connection is required.

Much of the course is devoted to developing students’ writing and public speaking skills. Students complete five assignments for each throughout the quarter. Instructors are expected to provide detailed feedback and coaching to help students’ improve these skills.

Potential candidates should submit their application online via the RECRUIT system only. Please submit a CV, evidence of teaching ability, diversity statement and contact information for three references. The initial review date for this recruitment is June 12th, 2020, however the position will remain open until filled. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

Applicants should submit their application and supporting materials via our online recruitment system at recruit.ucdavis.edu. Unit 18 Lecturers are governed under a collective bargaining agreement (American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - Non-Senate Instructional Unit). Under this contract, once a lecturer accumulates enough quarters of service, the lecturer can be reviewed for a Continuing Lecturer position. For more information about this contract, visit http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html.

The Graduate School of Management is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus.

CONTACT: Academic Operations and Planning at the Graduate School of Management (jobs@gsm.ucdavis.edu).

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Job location

Online

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Evidence of Teaching - Examples include, course materials, course evaluations, or course syllabi.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion 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 statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)