University of California San Diego
Muir College Environmental Studies Lecturer Recruitment (AY 2016-17)
John Muir 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. Named for environmentalist, nature writer and Sierra Club founder, John Muir, and inspired by his remarkable life, John Muir College of UC San Diego stresses the spirit of individual choice and responsibility within the framework of a welcoming and supportive community. Muir was the second college to be founded at UC San Diego and admitted its first students in 1967. Muir is a special place where generations of students have felt recognized and valued as individuals and experienced a strong sense of belonging within this large research university. The College's motto, Celebrating the Independent Spirit, recognizes both our namesake John Muir and the achievements of our talented and enterprising students and alumni. Masters degree or higher in a pertinent field
As part of John Muir College, The Environmental Studies minor program is unique among the minors housed in the colleges, in that it offers its own courses each quarter. In addition, the program accepts courses offered by various departments as minor electives.
The Department is looking for Lecturers with teaching experience in Environmental Studies, from a variety of perspectives: e.g., natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and policy. The full list of courses offered by the Environmental Studies minor can be found online: http://muir.ucsd.edu/minors/index.html
Several non-tenure track, temporary lectureships will be available for the 2016-17 academic year. Appointments may vary from one quarter to three quarters. Instructors may teach variable courses within the Environmental Studies minor program including, but not limited to, Intro to Environmental Studies (ENVR 30), Environmental Law (ENVR 110), Urban Ecology (ENVR 102), Coastal Ecology (ENVR 120), Wilderness and Human Values Workshop (ENVR 141)
The successful applicant should have:
Solid teaching experience
Demonstrated strong leadership or commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.
Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01129. In order to be considered, applicants are to submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, contact information for 2 references and a personal contributions to diversity description (See http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further assistance.)
*Teaching evaluations may be requested if the candidate is selected for an interview
AA-EOE: 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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
San Diego, CA
More information about this recruitment: http://muir.ucsd.edu/minors/index.html
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research (Optional)
- Statement of Teaching
- Contributions to Diversity Description - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.
- Misc / Additional (Optional)
2-5 letters of reference required
How to apply
- Create an ApplicantID
- Provide required information and documents
- If any, provide required reference information