Part Time Lecturer Position in Geography at University of California, Santa Barbara

Part Time Lecturer Position in Geography

Santa Barbara, CA
Faculty – Science – Geography
The Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach course(s) in The Department of Geography for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

Positions percentage times may range. The salary is based on UC’s salary scales and dependent upon qualifications. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

Main duties include teaching upper-division and lower-division courses. The candidate should be interested and experienced in teaching in lab and lecturer-oriented classes.

Basic qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are 2 years of teaching experience in any area of Geography and a PhD in Geography or related field (required at the time of application).

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching in one or more areas of physical or human geography, or geographic information science.

The department of Geography is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The department strongly supports the University’s commitment to diversity and all applicants are encouraged to submit a statement of their contributions in this area as applicable.

An optional statement of Contributions to Diversity will be used to check applicants contributions to diversity. These statements will be evaluated on experience with the development of effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from under-represented groups, experience teaching at a minority-serving institution, and a record of successfully teaching minority students or students with disabilities.

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Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching evaluations. Applicants should also provide contact information only for three references. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2019 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in September, winter quarter in November, and for spring quarter in February (if applicable). The pool will close on October 31, 2019; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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