Recent Ph.D. Lecturer - Department of Political Science 2022-23

University of California, Davis
  • Location
    Davis, California
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    May 05

Position description

The Department of Political Science offers new Ph.D.'s from the UCD Department of Political Science the opportunity to apply for one-year, non-renewable appointments as Recent Ph.D. Lecturers. This program is housed entirely within the Department of Political Science, and Recent Ph.D. Lecturers will teach Political Science courses only. The number of positions and the percentage of time offered will depend upon funding and the number of courses available. 

The primary purpose of these appointments is to help recent Ph.D.'s with demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching to become more competitive in the increasingly challenging and difficult job market. By gaining additional teaching experience and providing time to work on their scholarship while applying for and before beginning tenure-track job, these positions will provide important opportunities for professional development as recent Ph.D.'s transition from graduate school to permanent positions. 

Eligibility and Application Procedure

Eligibility depends on one's dissertation being filed and accepted by Graduate Studies by September 10, 2022. To apply, please upload the following materials onto UC Recruit by no later than Friday, May 13, 2022:

a. A letter of application describing your qualifications, teaching interests, and name of a professor in the department who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

b. A statement of your teaching philosophy.

c. Teaching evaluations, syllabi and other materials from courses for which you have taught or TA'ed.

d. A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here is some guidance: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/guidelines-writing-diversity-statement

e. A current CV



Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

To be eligible for appointment, dissertations must be filed with Graduate Studies by September 10, 2022. New Ph.D.s from the Department of Political Science, UC Davis.



Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching Political Science courses



Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Cover Letter - A letter of application describing your qualifications, teaching interests 

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement of your teaching philosophy 

  • Teaching Materials 1 - Teaching evaluations, syllabi, and other materials from courses for which you have taught or TA'ed 

  • Teaching Materials 2 - Teaching evaluations, syllabi, and other materials from courses for which you have taught or TA'ed 

    (Optional)

  • Teaching Materials 3 - Teaching evaluations, syllabi, and other materials from courses for which you have taught or TA'ed 

    (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. 

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested. 

  • Additional Information - Any additional information you would like to include with your application 

    (Optional)


Reference requirements

  • 1 required (contact information only)

The name of a professor in the Department of Political Science, UC Davis, who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf

 

Application instructions

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