UNIVERSITY WRITING PROGRAM
2013-2014 UNIT 18 LECTURER SEARCH
The UC Davis University Writing Program invites applications for full-time Lecturers able to teach ESL writing courses for first-year students at the college preparatory level. M.A., Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree required, except in cases where extensive professional experience may be considered the equivalent. Substantial training and experience in teaching writing to college/university-level L2 undergraduates is required. Successful candidates will also have training and/or experience in classroom and program-wide writing assessment, and in computer-assisted writing instruction. They should also be eager to work collaboratively in a team environment with other faculty and graduate student instructors on curricular development and ongoing program research.
Nine-month appointment (with possibility of renewal for full-time, twelve-month appointment) beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year. Full-time teaching load: 7 courses over 3 quarters. Starting salary: $45,975 for full-time lecturers; 9-month contracts; mid-level benefits. Lecturers with 18 quarters of teaching in the program will be eligible to apply for rank of Continuing Lecturer.
Please submit online a letter of application, CV, sample course materials, and three
letters of recommendation using the UC Davis Recruit application website at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/. We will begin reviewing applications July 1, 2013, and hope to have made decisions by the end of July; but positions will remain open until filled. We will conduct interviews by telephone or, when possible, on the campus.
The successful candidates will join an independent writing program with an established emphasis on writing in the disciplines and professions, as well as a diverse student population. We enjoy a close working relationship with the TESOL/Applied Linguistics programs in the Department of Linguistics and with the Language, Literacy, and Culture emphasis area in the School of Education. Located in Northern California’s Central Valley, adjacent to Sacramento and within easy driving distance of the Bay Area and the Sierras, UC Davis offers a superb, diverse environment for teaching and research. Websites: www.ucdavis.edu and http://writing.ucdavis.edu.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.