Cal Teach: Science & Math Education Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Open September 1st, 2015 through June 30th, 2018
The Education Department and Cal Teach program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of temporary lecturer in the Education Department to teach courses serving undergraduates in the Cal Teach program. Cal Teach is part of the UC-wide Science & Mathematics Initiative which has the goal to increase the number of UC undergraduate science, mathematics, and engineering majors who pursue secondary math or science teaching careers and are prepared to serve the diverse students of the California K-12 public education system. Cal Teach courses are offered within the Education Department, and they include: EDUC 50A, 50B, 50C, 100A, 100B, 100C, 185L, 197A, 197B, and 197C. The courses are designed to accompany internships in local schools, and instructors must help facilitate coordination and communication among students and staff involved in the Cal Teach program.
Applicants from previous pools must reapply in order to be considered when a position opens. Regular appointments are during the academic year, but accepted candidates will also be eligible for Summer Session appointments, if they become available.
SALARY: Approximately $2,947 - $3,524 per two-unit course, commensurate with education.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: K-12 teaching credential, experience teaching middle or high school math or science.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous mentoring or instruction of undergraduates, pre-service or in-service teachers; significant university-level academic coursework in science, math, or engineering.
POSITION AVAILABLE: As openings occur
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. Applications must include: a letter of application describing the applicant's interest in and preparation for teaching science or math majors who are prospective science or math teachers; resume/CV; evaluations of teaching (if available); sample course material - syllabi or other teaching materials (if available); and three confidential letters of recommendation.*
*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.
CLOSING DATE: Ongoing. As this is an ongoing recruitment, applicants must update their files every three years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.
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