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LECTURER 
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for two-year, one-year, and part-time quarterly Lecturer positions with the possibility of renewal.  Teaching assignments are in Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes, including ESL, in the 2017-18 academic year. At least an M.A. and two years of teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Your completed application is due no later than March 20, 2017.  These appointments are available pending approval of funding for the upcoming year.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.        

Salary is based on an annual full-time rate of $52,099. Full-time appointments entail full benefits.  Repeated renewal or reappointment totaling eighteen quarters can lead to consideration for continuing status subject to review every three years.

An application letter, CV, verification of credentials (diploma, official transcripts, etc.), self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy, student evaluations that cover an academic year, statement of diversity, and three current letters of recommendation or a dossier are required. ESL certification and/or significant experience teaching second-language students will be relevant considerations in our search. Materials related to teaching (e.g. syllabi and sample assignments) might be useful additions to the application file.

Interested individuals should apply at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00716. All application materials must be received by March 31, 2017.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students.  A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Professor of Teaching with PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment)
Director of TA Mentoring in English 1ABC and
Associate Director of the University Writing Program
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Professor of Teaching with PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment). Full-time titles in this category are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. All appointments in this series require achievement in three areas: teaching, scholarly professional activity, and service. Candidates must be outstanding teachers. They should have a record of scholarly professional activity including professional leadership, and they should be able to demonstrate a commitment to campus service. A PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment) is eligible for eventual consideration for SOE status.

Professors of Teaching with PSOE are members of the academic senate. Teaching responsibilities vary according to the nature of the appointment. (See the teaching load for each UWP position below). Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, or assurance of receiving this degree by September 30, 2017. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Professors of Teaching with PSOE are appointed to two-year terms, are reviewed biennially, and are required to undergo a mandatory 7th-year review for promotion to Professor of Teaching with Security of Employment (SOE). The review process focuses on teaching excellence, professional activity, and service.

The Director of TA Mentoring is responsible for preparing the dozens of new TAs who are teaching English 1ABC for the first time. He/she leads the graduate training courses, supervises the TA assistant directors, and oversees and participates in the mentoring of TAs on an individual basis. The Director of Mentoring also supervises the shaping of syllabi for 1ABC and the application of grading standards consistent with program and UC priorities.

The Director of TA Mentoring participates in the Systemwide scoring of the annual UC Analytical Writing Placement Examination, and is a member of the UC Systemwide Council of Writing Programs. He or she also helps lead the fall orientation and assists the head of the UWP with projects such as the grading handbook and program evaluation.

Classroom teaching in addition to and part of the Mentoring Director’s duties:
Three 4-unit composition courses (1-1-1 or some variation) as well as English 301/302 in the Fall, English 302 in the Winter, and 302 in the Spring. Each 300-level training course grants two units.

Other responsibilities include ongoing Interaction with the other UWP assistant and associate directors, including the occasional exchange of one or more duties, as supervised by the Director.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.

Review of applications will begin in April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity, and four letters of reference. In addition, the candidate should submit one or more samples of professional writing, preferably accessed through links in the CV. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00728. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one of these positions must submit a separate application for each. Applicants interested in being considered for both ranks for a particular position should submit two applications: one for the rank of PSOE and one of the rank of SOE.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Professor of Teaching with SOE (Security of Employment)
Director of TA Mentoring in English 1ABC and
Associate Director of the University Writing Program
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside


The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Professor of Teaching with SOE (Security of Employment). Full-time titles in this category are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. All appointments in this series require achievement in three areas: teaching, scholarly professional activity, and service. Candidates must be outstanding teachers. They should have a record of scholarly professional activity including professional leadership, and they should be able to demonstrate a commitment to campus service. SOE (Security of Employment) appointments require qualifications that include senior level scholarly professional activity and experience, distinction in the field, and service of exceptional value to the University.

Professors of Teaching with SOE are members of the academic senate. Teaching responsibilities vary according to the nature of the appointment. (See the teaching load for each UWP position below). Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

The Director of TA Mentoring is responsible for preparing the dozens of new TAs who are teaching English 1ABC for the first time. He/she leads the graduate training courses, supervises the TA assistant directors, and oversees and participates in the mentoring of TAs on an individual basis. The Director of Mentoring also supervises the shaping of syllabi for 1ABC and the application of grading standards consistent with program and UC priorities.  The Director of TA Mentoring participates in the Systemwide scoring of the annual UC Analytical Writing Placement Examination, and is a member of the UC Systemwide Council of Writing Programs. He or she also helps lead the fall orientation and assists the head of the UWP with projects such as the grading handbook and program evaluation.

Classroom teaching in addition to and part of the Mentoring Director’s duties:
Three 4-unit composition courses (1-1-1 or some variation) as well as English 301/302 in the Fall, English 302 in the Winter, and 302 in the Spring. Each 300-level training course grants two units.

Other responsibilities include ongoing Interaction with the other UWP assistant and associate directors, including the occasional exchange of one or more duties, as supervised by the Director.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.

Review of applications will begin in April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity, and four letters of reference. In addition, the candidate should submit one or more samples of professional writing, preferably accessed through links in the CV. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00729. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one of these positions must submit a separate application for each. Applicants interested in being considered for both ranks for a particular position should submit two applications: one for the rank of PSOE and one of the rank of SOE.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Professor of Teaching with PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment)
Director of the UWP Entry-Level Program and
Associate Director of the University Writing Program
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside


The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Professor of Teaching with PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment). Full-time titles in this category are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. All appointments in this series require achievement in three areas: teaching, scholarly professional activity, and service. Candidates must be outstanding teachers. They should have a record of professional achievement and activity, including professional leadership, and they should be able to demonstrate a commitment to campus service. A PSOE (Potential for Security of Employment) is eligible for eventual consideration for SOE status.

Professors of Teaching with PSOE are members of the academic senate. Teaching responsibilities vary according to the nature of the appointment. (See the teaching load for each UWP position below). Applicants must have a PhD, or assurance of receipt of the degree by September 30, 2017. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Professors of Teaching with PSOE are appointed to two-year terms, are reviewed biennially, and are required to undergo a mandatory 7th-year review for promotion to Professor of Teaching with Security of Employment (SOE). The review process focuses on teaching excellence, professional activity, and service.

The ELWR Director is responsible for testing, placement, course design, TA-training, program evaluation, and other duties related to UC Riverside’s Entry-Level Program, which is designed to help students pass the University of California’s Entry-Level Writing Requirement. The ELWR program cooperates with our Writing Project site’s high-school visitation and teacher-training programs. It provides summer testing and plays a role in summer bridge programs. During the regular academic year, it offers four levels of instruction, including ESL, to thousands of students.

The ELWR Director is an ex officio member of the UCR Senate’s Committee on Preparatory Education. He/she also participates in the Systemwide development and scoring of the annual UC Analytical Writing Placement Examination. In addition, the ELWR Director participates in the UC Systemwide Council of Writing Programs, and serves as an ex officio member of the UWP’s committee for curriculum and personnel.

The ELWR Director leads the Fall ELWR Orientation and quarterly norming sessions for all ELWR instructors, as well as teaching English 302 (the two-unit ELWR TA training course) in the Fall. The ELWR Director also mentors TAs and Lecturers, especially those teaching ELWR courses. He/she supervises the shaping of ELWR syllabi and recruits and trains undergraduate tutors for our mainstreaming version of English 1A. As Associate Director of the UWP, the ELWR Director also assists the UWP Director with projects such as program evaluation.

Classroom teaching in addition to and part of the ELWR Director’s duties:
Four 4-unit composition courses (1-1-2 or some variation) and one 2-unit TA-training course (English 302) in the Fall.

Other responsibilities include ongoing interaction with the other UWP assistant and associate directors, including the occasional exchange of one or more duties, as supervised by the UWP Director.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.

Review of applications will begin in April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity, and four letters of reference. In addition, the candidate should submit one or more samples of professional writing, preferably accessed through links in the CV. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00726. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one of these positions must submit a separate application for each. Applicants interested in being considered for both ranks for a particular position should submit two applications: one for the rank of PSOE and one of the rank of SOE.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Professor of Teaching with SOE (Security of Employment)
Director of the UWP Entry-Level Program and
Associate Director of the University Writing Program
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside


The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Professor of Teaching with SOE (Security of Employment). Full-time titles in this category are faculty positions designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the University. All appointments in this series require achievement in three areas: teaching, scholarly professional activity, and service. Candidates must be outstanding teachers. They should have a record of scholarly professional activity including professional leadership, and they should be able to demonstrate a commitment to campus service. SOE (Security of Employment) appointments require qualifications that include senior level scholarly professional activity and experience, distinction in the field, and service of exceptional value to the University.

Professors of Teaching with SOE are members of the academic senate. Teaching responsibilities vary according to the nature of the appointment. (See the teaching load for each UWP position below). Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

The ELWR Director is responsible for testing, placement, course design, TA-training, program evaluation, and other duties related to UC Riverside’s Entry-Level Program, which is designed to help students pass the University of California’s Entry-Level Writing Requirement. The ELWR program cooperates with our Writing Project site’s high-school visitation and teacher-training programs. It provides summer testing and plays a role in summer bridge programs. During the regular academic year, it offers four levels of instruction, including ESL, to thousands of students.

The ELWR Director is an ex officio member of the UCR Senate’s Committee on Preparatory Education. He/she also participates in the Systemwide development and scoring of the annual UC Analytical Writing Placement Examination. In addition, the ELWR Director participates in the UC Systemwide Council of Writing Programs, and serves as an ex officio member of the UWP’s committee for curriculum and personnel.

The ELWR Director leads the Fall ELWR Orientation and quarterly norming sessions for all ELWR instructors, as well as teaching English 302 (the two-unit ELWR TA training course) in the Fall. The ELWR Director also mentors TAs and Lecturers, especially those teaching ELWR courses. He/she supervises the shaping of ELWR syllabi and recruits and trains undergraduate tutors for our mainstreaming version of English 1A. As Associate Director of the UWP, the ELWR Director also assists the UWP Director with projects such as program evaluation.

Classroom teaching in addition to and part of the ELWR Director’s duties:
Four 4-unit composition courses (1-1-2 or some variation) and one 2-unit TA-training course (English 302) in the Fall.

Other responsibilities include ongoing interaction with the other UWP assistant and associate directors, including the occasional exchange of one or more duties, as supervised by the UWP Director.

The University Writing Program is known for its collegiality, the high morale of its instructors, and its engagement with undergraduates, many of them first-generation students, who are striving for a better life.

Review of applications will begin in April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity, and four letters of reference. In addition, the candidate should submit one or more samples of professional writing, preferably accessed through links in the CV. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00727. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one of these positions must submit a separate application for each. Applicants interested in being considered for both ranks for a particular position should submit two applications: one for the rank of PSOE and one of the rank of SOE.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Academic Coordinator II
University Writing Program
University of California, Riverside 

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for an Academic Coordinator II position. This position is an academic year renewable appointment.

The Academic Coordinator II is the lead implementer of the University Writing Program’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program, which works with a dozen departments, thousands of students, and scores of Teaching Assistants each year who are undergoing training in writing-intensive (“W”-course) principles and practices.  The AC II attends and participates in the graduate-level training courses for “W”-related TAs.  In addition, the Coordinator supervises and strengthens the many WAC workshops taught by UWP TAs, and the WAC tutorials led by undergraduate tutors.   The WAC Academic Coordinator maintains and develops partnerships with UCR’s colleges, departments, and individual faculty members so as to sustain and expand the WAC program.  With the UWP Director, the Coordinator will co-lead the UWP’s evaluation of WAC, and will help represent the program when the Senate and other bodies conduct reviews.  This position also provides critical support to the UWP Director in other areas of the UWP’s instructional responsibilities, including ESL.  The Coordinator is a member of the leadership team that develops short-term and long-term academic plans for the UWP’s overall academic work.  The AC II creates and edits instructional materials relevant to program needs, and provides oversight over the summer coordinator position.

Required Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in English or related field, and experience related to developing and sustaining a Writing Across the Curriculum program.

Salary Range:  $56,448 - $109,164
Starting Date:  July 1, 2017

Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy, student evaluations that cover an academic year, a statement of contribution to diversity, and three current letters of recommendation. Materials related to teaching such as syllabi are also useful to the hiring committee. Application materials should be submitted to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00738.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at veronica.valenzuela@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students.  A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



 


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