The Department of Communication within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is seeking to make appointments at the Lecturer Academic Year (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) level. Responsibilities entail the effective instruction of students, teaching classes in accordance with course objectives and published schedules, advising students on academic matters and maintaining an active interest in the advances/current thinking in their subject area. The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
A complete description of the courses for which Lecturers are being sought may be found on the Communication jobs page. Candidates must identify the specific course or courses they are applying to teach and quarters they are available.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Qualification: Candidate's must have a Ph.D. in Communication or in a related field completed prior to appointment and evidence of strong teaching experience. For production courses only, the MFA may be considered in lieu of Ph.D.
Preferred Qualification: Given that commitment, the department is interested in recruiting candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - (Indicating courses and quarters being applied for and teaching experience relevant to course topic. If applying for COMM 113T, COMM 146 or COMM 162 also provide brief synopsis of proposed course topic and/or subject of 'Intermediate/Advanced Studies')
Proof of Degree - PhD (MFA acceptable for production courses).
Teaching Evaluations - Most recent two years of teaching.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.
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