Open date: February 24, 2023
Most recent review date: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023 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, Sep 30, 2023 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.
Lecturer Positions in the Composition Program 2023-2024
The Department of English invites applications for full-time or part-time Lecturer positions in the Composition Program for the 2023-2024 academic year. Annual full-time salaries begin at $64,329, 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:
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 25, 2023, 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:
Service Dates: 9/25/23 - 12/15/23
Pay Period 9/12: 7/1/23 - 10/31/23
Pay Period 9/9: 10/1/23 - 12/31/23
Service Dates: 1/03/24 - 3/22/24
Pay Period 9/12: 11/1/23 - 2/28/24
Pay Period 9/9: 1/1/24 - 3/31/24
Service Dates: 3/27/24 - 6/14/24
Pay Period 9/12: 3/1/24 - 6/30/24
Pay Period 9/9: 4/1/24 - 6/30/24
Application Procedure - Please submit the following:
Letter of application
Teaching Portfolio: Your teaching portfolio should consist of a 1-2 page reflective statement of teaching, plus accompanying examples of your choice that together show how your own theoretical and applied approaches to teaching writing & rhetoric meet the learning objectives of UCI’s Composition Program courses.
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/JPF08114. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled, but those submitted by 3/20/23 will receive full consideration.
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.
PhD (preferred) in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Writing Studies, or a related field. Experience in first-year composition preferred.
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
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.
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.
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/files/2020/07/AuthReleaseForm.pdf
- 0-3 letters of reference required
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.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.