The University of California, Santa Barbara, Writing Program invites applications for full-time lecturers to join a vibrant and dynamic program, beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Lecturers teach lower- and upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses for a variety of students and advanced courses in humanities, social sciences, and various professional areas. The Writing Program also has a writing minor. Additionally, Writing Program lecturers are integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required, but exceptions may be made for comparable experience. The Program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
Full-time lecturers hired in this search may receive two-year contracts with the possibility of renewal up to six years; at the sixth year, a lecturer may be considered for a continuing appointment, which is an ongoing contract with merit reviews every three years. Salaries are competitive and vary depending upon training and experience; appointments include full benefits. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Positions are pending funding approval.
For information about the UCSB Writing Program, please visit our web site, www.writing.ucsb.edu.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.
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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.