2017-2018 Lecturer- Revelle College, Humanities Writing Program
Part time non-tenure track lectureships with the Revelle College, Humanities Writing Program at UC San Diego will be available for the 2017-18 academic year. Appointments vary from one to three quarters. Our ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., solid teaching experience directly relevant to the Program (http://revelle.ucsd.edu/humanities/index.html), and demonstrated strong leadership or commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. Revelle College at the University of California, San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.
The Humanities Program offers interdisciplinary courses in history, philosophy, and literature, with a focus on major aspects of the Western humanistic tradition. In these courses, students examine the development of a wide variety of ideas and forms of expression that exert a major influence on modern America. Through lectures and class discussions, and through the writing of essays, students learn to interpret literary, historical, and philosophical texts and to conduct independent critical assessment of documents and ideas.
The sequence of courses, Humanities 1 through 5, meets the humanities and writing requirement of Revelle College. Instruction in university-level writing is part of all five courses, but students in Humanities 1 and 2 (six units each) receive intensive writing instruction. For more information about our program, please refer to the following link: http://revelle.ucsd.edu/humanities/index.html
Revelle College, the first college at UC San Diego, was founded in the early 1960's when nationally the Great Books Programs, piloted by The University of Chicago and Columbia University, influenced Humanities curricula; and a post-Sputnik resurgence of Science and Mathematics shaped Universities' technical programs. The original Revelle College faculty believed that the educated American should be acquainted with the specific and fundamental disciplines: all graduates should know some of the literature, art, science and social issues that define our culture.
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