Lecturer Pool (Ongoing) in Legal Studies Program University of California Santa Cruz Legal Studies Program United States

Legal Studies Program: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

 

 

Job #JPF00586

 

    Social Sciences Division - Legal Studies

 

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.

Description

 

The Legal Studies Program [https://legalstudies.ucsc.edu] 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 in the program’s undergraduate curriculum at the lower or upper division level consistent with the Legal Studies curricular offerings. Courses may include Legal Studies 10- Introduction to the Legal Process, theory themed courses, public law and institutions themed courses, law and society themed courses, and Senior Capstone courses.

 

The Legal Studies Program, which is administered by the Politics Department, is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major that seeks to integrate the study of law and legal issues through the contributions of such fields as Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Feminist Studies, and Environmental Studies.

 

We look for candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: comparative and international law, human rights, legal theory, race and gender and the law, environmental law, public law and institutions, and law and society. Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: A Ph.D. in a relevant Social Science or Humanities related field, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary law-related issues, and a combination of training in law and a relevant discipline.

 

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.

 

ACADEMIC TITLE

Lecturer

 

SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

M.A. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Social Sciences or Humanities related field at the time of application or a J.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application.

 

POSITION AVAILABLE

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.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

 

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00586

Please refer to Position # JPF00586-19P in all correspondence.

 

Documents/Materials

 

    Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)

    Curriculum vitae (required)

    A brief description of your experience and range of teaching experience (if applicable) and your teaching philosophy (required)

    Diversity statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching (optional) Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at https://senate.ucsc.edu/committees/caad-committee-on-affirmative-action-and-diversity/DivStateGuidelines.pdf)

    Sample course syllabi (optional, a maximum of three will be accepted)

    Course evaluations (optional, a maximum of three will be accepted)

 

Reference Requirement

Applicants must provide the names and contact information of their references (a minimum of 3 are required and a maximum of 5 will be accepted). The hiring unit will request confidential letters* from the references of those applicants who are under serious consideration. Note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

 

*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 (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

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 2021. 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 https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). More information is available at the APO website (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/104.000%20.html) 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 apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

 

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT http://apo.ucsc.edu

 

7/24/18

Job location

Santa Cruz, CA

Requirements

Document requirements

 

    Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position

 

    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

 

    Statement of Teaching - A brief description of your experience and range of teaching experience (if applicable) and your teaching philosophy .

 

    Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching. Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at https://senate.ucsc.edu/committees/caad-committee-on-affirmative-action-and-diversity/DivStateGuidelines.pdf)

    (Optional)

 

    Sample course syllabus (1 of 3) (Optional)

 

    Sample course syllabus (2 of 3) (Optional)

 

    Sample course syllabus (3 of 3) (Optional)

 

    Course evaluations (set 1 of 3) (Optional)

 

    Course evaluations (set 2 of 3) (Optional)

 

    Course evaluations (set 3 of 3) (Optional)

 

Reference requirements

 

    3-5 required (contact information only)

 

How to apply

 

    Create an ApplicantID

    Provide required information and documents

    If any, provide required reference information


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