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2021-2022 English Lecturer Search

Application Window

Open date: May 19th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Jun 11, 2021 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, Mar 31, 2022 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 Department of English seeks lecturers in all areas of writing instruction, creative writing and literature for classes to be offered during the 2021-2022 school year.

Qualifications:
Candidates need to have a PhD at the time of appointment, unless applying only to teach Creative Writing classes, in which case an MFA or MA in Creative Writing is sufficient.

Eligibility and Application Procedure:
Successful applicants will have experience and demonstrated competence teaching at the college level. Preferences will be given to applicants with experience in subject matter relevant to courses available.

The application procedure is as follows:
a. Submit a letter of application of no more than two pages that includes information about your teaching experiences and goals. It should indicate which fields of literature / creative writing and/or undergraduate English courses on our curriculum you are most qualified to teach. If you have had experience lecturing for larger audiences and if you have experience in remote instruction, please let us know that as well.

b. Along with your letter of application, please submit a CV that lists all relevant courses taught.

c. A Statement of Contributions to Diversity is required of all applicants.

Candidates selected for further consideration may be asked to submit a teaching portfolio and a letter of recommendation.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates need to have a PhD at the time of appointment, unless applying only to teach Creative Writing classes, in which case an MFA or MA in Creative Writing is sufficient.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Successful applicants will have experience and demonstrated competence teaching at the college level.

Preferred qualifications

    Preferences will be given to applicants with experience in subject matter relevant to courses available.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Application - No more than two pages that includes information about your teaching experiences and goals. It should indicate which fields of literature / creative writing and/or undergraduate English courses on our curriculum yu are most qualified to teach. If you have had experience lecturing for larger audiences and if you have experience in remote instruction, please let us know that as well.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.List all relevant courses taught.

  • 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.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04200

Help contact: vahigbysweeney@ucdavis.edu