Education Department:Cal Teach- Science and Math Education Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Cal Teach [https://calteach.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 Cal Teach Math and/or Science seminars (EDUC 50B, EDUC 50C, EDUC 100A, EDUC 100B, EDUC 100C, EDUC 185L). These are seminar courses designed to introduce undergraduate math, science, and engineering majors to secondary math and science teaching careers; support and augment their K-12 internship experience; and develop teaching skills, especially skills addressing the needs of students in high-need schools. Selected candidates will join an instructional team offering approximately eight classes each year, a sequence of seminars for groups of math majors, science majors, or combined math and science majors. Selected candidates will coordinate with the larger instructional team and with the Cal Teach staff to maintain coherence of the course sequence and to resolve issues that arise in student internship placements.
Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: expertise in pedagogy as it relates to math and science teaching, especially pedagogy that is designed to support culturally and linguistically diverse students; experience teaching in middle or high school classrooms, especially in high-need schools; and/or experience mentoring pre-service or in-service K-12 teachers..
ACADEMIC TITLE Lecturer
SALARY Minimum starting salary is $3,000/per two credit course, 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. Note that Cal Teach does not usually offer Summer Session courses.
Bachelor's degree or higher (or equivalent foreign degree) in a science, math, or engineering field at the time of application; or a U.S. teaching credential with authorization to teach secondary science or mathematics at the time of application.
A minimum of one semester of teaching experience in a U.S. public school setting.
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).
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
Curriculum vitae or teaching resume (required)
Evidence of teaching: materials from courses taught (any level) or teaching evaluations (optional, up to four documents will be accepted)
Reference Requirement Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of two are required and a maximum of four will be accepted). 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 (i.e., dossier service, career center), 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 10, 2018 through June 1, 2018. 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.
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