Curriculum Coordinator & Lecturer, Analytical Writing Program
This position will begin Fall 2018.
The Division of Arts & Humanities, at UC San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
UC San Diego is inviting applications for a full-time position as Curriculum Coordinator and Lecturer of the Analytical Writing Program. The Curriculum Coordinator reports to the Director of Analytical Writing and will work closely with the Analytical Writing faculty and administrative team. The appointment may be annual or biennial, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding availability.
Under the general guidance of the Director and Associate Director of Analytical Writing, the incumbent is expected to: help build and maintain a program dedicated to best practices in the teaching of Analytical Writing; support our diverse population of students; support the Analytical Writing faculty by developing resources and maintaining the program's learning management system and other technologies; assist the Director and Associate Director in composing surveys and collecting data for program assessment; and promote a program culture that encourages inclusiveness and rigor in the teaching and learning of writing. The Curriculum Coordinator is also expected to be an effective teacher who can enact the program's principles and practices in his or her basic writing classroom.
Assist the Director and Associate Director in articulating the curriculum and designing new courses
Edit teaching materials composed by the Director and Associate Director
Build and manage the TritonEd sites; train faculty in the use of the TritonEd learning management system; troubleshoot for faculty
Update and manage the program website
Help coordinate/schedule professional development activities
Find and maintain teaching resources for faculty
Read and score the Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE)
Participate in professional development meetings
Assist in the assessment of student portfolios
Assist in the assessment of the curriculum
Teach in the Analytical Writing Program
Ph.D. or M.A. in Composition or related field
University teaching experience in Composition; experience teaching basic and ELL writers
Current knowledge of effective, evidence-based practices and emerging trends in teaching and learning in Composition
Evidence of the ability to support faculty and graduate teaching assistance regarding matters of teaching
Strong communication skills and service-oriented approach to individuals at all levels and across disciplines
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with administrators, academic units, faculty, graduate students, and staff
Experience using or supporting the use of academic technologies, such as learning management systems, digital and/or social media
Experience in program or institutional evaluation
A commitment to diversity and to ensuring the success of groups historically underrepresented in higher education
Salary commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. This employment opportunity is for a one or two year appointment at UC San Diego.
Cover Letter explicitly stating your training and teaching experience
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - A separate statement describing past experience in activities that promotes diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html
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San Diego, CA
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Please explicitly state your training and teaching experience.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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