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Composition Program Lecturer - 2022-2023

Application Window

Open date: February 14th, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 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: Saturday, Dec 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

School of Humanities
Department of English
Composition Program
http://www.humanities.uci.edu/comp/
Position: Lecturer
Lecturer Positions in the Composition Program 2022-2023

The Department of English invites applications for full-time or part-time Lecturer positions in the Composition Program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Annual full-time salaries begin at $62,455, with benefits available to appointees who meet eligibility requirements (for more info go to: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/eligibility/index.html).

This term appointment falls under the purview of the agreement between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and the collective bargaining agreement available here:
https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html

If selected after committee review, first-time appointees in the Composition Program will receive a one-year appointment. If selected after committee review, applicants with a Lecturer appointment during the 2021-2022 academic year or who were appointed as a Lecturer in the program before 2021-2022 will receive a two-year appointment. Applicants with a 2021-2022 appointment in this program and who apply by the 3/20/22 initial review date will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Qualifications: PhD (preferred) in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. MA in applied linguistics, or a related field, or an MFA in creative writing, also considered. Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience required, with experience in first-year composition preferred. Second-language instruction certification and experience, experience teaching multilingual students, and facility with online instruction and instructional technologies will be valued in our search. Candidates must have their degree conferred by the beginning of instruction on September 19, 2022, to be eligible for employment.

Eight classes over three quarters are equivalent to a full-time (100%) position. Part time appointments vary based on need and availability. The service period for the academic year, three quarters:

2022-2023
7/1/22-6/30/23
Fall 2022
Service Dates: 9/19/22 - 12/09/22
Pay Period 9/12: 7/1/22 - 10/31/22
Pay Period 9/9: 10/1/22 - 12/31/22

Winter 2023
Service Dates: 1/04/23 - 3/24/23
Pay Period 9/12: 11/1/22 - 2/28/23
Pay Period 9/9: 1/1/23 - 3/31/23

Spring 2023
Service Dates: 3/29/23 - 6/16/23
Pay Period 9/12: 3/1/23 - 6/30/23
Pay Period 9/9: 4/1/23 - 6/30/23

Application Procedure - Please submit the following:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Teaching materials: a teaching portfolio of up to 10 pages, including a reflective statement of teaching, a sample assignment to scaffold a writing project, examples of comments given to students, and anything else that represents your strengths and pedagogical focal points as a teacher.
• Teaching Evaluations: applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program should include in their application one recent, complete, and representative set (i.e. one class/section) of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.
• Two letter(s) of recommendation are required for applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program, otherwise optional.

Appointment decisions will be made by a faculty committee from the Composition Program and English Department.

Submit materials via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF7357. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled, but those submitted by 3/20/22 will receive full consideration.

For more information, please contact:
Jason Kwock
Composition Program Manager
jkwock@uci.edu
(949) 824-9692

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in applied linguistics, or a related field, or an MFA in creative writing, also considered. Two (2) years of college-level teaching experience required.

Current PhD, MA or MFA candidates must have their degree conferred by the beginning of instruction on September 19, 2022 to be eligible for employment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Teaching Materials - A teaching portfolio of up to 10 pages, including a reflective statement of teaching, a sample assignment to scaffold a writing project, examples of comments given to students, and anything else that represents your strengths and pedagogical focal points as a teacher.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Applicants who have never taught in the UCI Composition Program should include in their application one recent, complete, and representative set (i.e. one class/section) of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.
    (Optional)

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
    (Optional)

  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/wp-content/uploads/AuthReleaseForm.pdf

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07357

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA