Part Time Lecturer Position in Geography

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Recruitment Period

Open Date: February 5th, 2021

Next Review Date: Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final Date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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

The Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach course(s) in The Department of Geography for upcoming opening during Summer Session A (06/21/21- 07/31/21). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies, depending on the needs of the department. Positions and percentage times may vary. The salary is based on UC's salary scales and dependent upon qualifications. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

Main duties include teaching upper-division and lower-division courses. The candidate should be interested and experienced in teaching in lab and lecturer-oriented classes.

Basic qualifications: Two years of teaching experience in any area of Geography and all requirements for the PhD except for dissertation to be completed at time of application.

Additional qualifications: PhD in Geography or related field (required at the time of appointment). Summer 2021 session A begins on June 21, 2021.

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching in one or more areas of physical or human geography or geographic information science.

The department of Geography is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The department strongly supports the University’s commitment to diversity and all applicants are encouraged to submit a statement of their contributions in this area as applicable.

An optional statement of Contributions to Diversity will be used to check applicants’ contributions to diversity. These statements will be evaluated for experience with the development of effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from under-represented groups and experience teaching at a minority-serving institution.

An optional Statement of Teaching will be used to review applicants’ teaching experience.

To apply, please go to the following link:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching evaluations. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2021 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on June 30, 2021; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Misc / Additional - Teaching Evaluations
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 1 required (contact information only)

Job Location

Santa Barbara, CA

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