Cowell College: The Trajectory of Justice in American Society Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Open November 3rd, 2014 through June 30th, 2017
Cowell College at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of temporary, part-time Lecturer, under the direction of the Cowell Provost. Cowell is seeking to establish a lecturer pool for its Enhancement Course Series, The Trajectory of Justice in American Society. This series deals with legal studies and major court cases before the US Supreme Court. Applicants should be able to contribute to Cowell College's emphasis on social justice and community, and, while trained in one discipline, should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment. Possible related areas of teaching might include the humanities, law, arts, and social science. The successful candidate will be expected to design and/or teach course(s) in the area of The Trajectory of Justice in American Society.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and number of course units taught per quarter.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: J.D. or terminal academic degree in hand at time of application; a demonstrated record of teaching in higher education; experience designing and teaching interdisciplinary courses; familiarity with major cases argued before the US Supreme Court.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Actual experience with constitutional law cases.
POSITION AVAILABLE: As openings occur, contingent upon availability of funding.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, three current letters of recommendation*, a sample syllabus for a 10-week long proposed course you would teach that addresses major cases in the American legal system. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
*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: This is an ongoing pool and will remain open. As this is an ongoing pool, applicants will be asked to update their file every three years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.
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