Economics Disciplinary Communication Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
University of California Santa Cruz Department of Economics
United States

Economics Department: Economics Disciplinary Communication Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)




Job #JPF00589


    Social Sciences Division - Economics


Recruitment Period

Open August 1st, 2018 through Monday, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2020, you will have until June 30th, 2020 to complete your application.



The Department of Economics [] within the Social Sciences Division at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach courses satisfying the disciplinary communication (DC) requirement for the Economics Department. The ability to teach writing in the discipline and Econ 197: Economics Rhetoric, Econ 104: Is their Truth in Numbers? as well as other DC courses in economics is required. In our DC general education courses for undergraduate economics degrees, students develop empirical analysis skills applied to real economic data by reading, analyzing, discussing, writing, providing feedback and/or presenting topics bearing on issues related to economic theory and policy. Instruction will be at the upper-division undergraduate level. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of economics, and strong writing and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Applicants who meet the basic qualifications and have college level teaching experience are encouraged to apply.


We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.






Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach (estimated range of $9,000 - $11,000 per 5-unit course). Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.




    M.A./M.S. or higher (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application

    Knowledge of economics demonstrated by a degree in economics, experience teaching economics courses, or managerial experience involving budgetary and economic decisions

    Teaching experience demonstrated by prior record of teaching, TA experience, research presentations, or professional development training seminars



Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.



Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.



Please refer to Position # JPF00589-19P in all correspondence.




    Letter of application that addresses how you meet qualifications (required)

    Curriculum vitae (required)

    Statement of teaching (required)

    Sample of disciplinary writing for economics (required)

    Sample course materials—syllabi, handouts, etc. (one sample is required and a maximum of three will be accepted)

    Teaching evaluations from the most recent terms (optional, a maximum of two sets of evaluations will be accepted)

    Statement addressing past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching and/or professional activities (optional). Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at


Reference Requirement

Applications must include current confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of 3 are required and a maximum of 5 will be accepted). Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System. Reference letters submitted directly by the candidate do not fulfill this requirement.


*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at



Applications for this recruitment will be accepted beginning August 1, 2018 through June 1, 2020. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2020. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.


Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.


UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.


If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.





Job location

Santa Cruz, CA


Document requirements


    Cover Letter - Letter of application that addresses how you meet the position's qualifications


    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.


    Statement of Teaching - Statement of your teaching interests


    Sample of disciplinary writing for economics


    Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.


    Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.



    Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.



    Course evaluations - Teaching evaluations from a recent term



    Course evaluations - Teaching evaluations from a recent term



    Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching. Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at



Reference requirements


    3-5 letters of reference required


How to apply


    Create an ApplicantID

    Provide required information and documents

    If any, provide required reference information

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