Lectureship in Composition
UCSB Writing Program
Deadline for primary consideration is Friday, November 1, 2013; however, positions are
open until filled.
The University of California, Santa Barbara, Writing Program invites applications for
full-time lecturers to join a vibrant and dynamic program. Lecturers teach lower- and
upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses for a variety of students
and advanced courses in humanities, social sciences, and various professional areas. The
Writing Program also has a writing minor. Additionally, Writing Program lecturers are
integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation. We are
especially interested in instructors who can also teach professional writing and courses
that take into consideration genres and practices of STEM disciplines.
Demonstrated excellence in university teaching is required; research, publication, or other
activity related to the teaching of writing is preferred. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree
is required, but exceptions may be made for comparable experience.
Full-time lecturers hired in this search may receive two-year contracts with the possibility
of renewal up to six years; at the sixth year, a lecturer may be considered for a continuing
appointment, which is an ongoing contract with merit reviews every three years. Salaries
are competitive and vary depending upon training and experience; appointments include
full benefits. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any
appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Positions are pending funding approval.
Please complete the application process at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00219
Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The
program is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community through research, teaching and service.