Lecturer in Public Health: Spring 2017 (Anticipated)

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

University of California - Merced Merced, CA

Merced, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree



Open September 10th, 2016 through October 14th, 2016


The University of California is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced provides new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts seeks a lecturer(s) to teach course(s) in Public Health for the Spring 2017 semester. Course(s) being offered may include:

Introduction to Epidemiology
Introduction to Public Health

This is a limited term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html.

In addition to teaching the course, the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding weekly office hours grading examinations and/or papers. The instructor may also be required to hold discussion sections or supervise a graduate student teaching assistant, if available, and is expected to be able to meet with students outside the classroom for at least two hours per week.

University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

A Masters or PhD and experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching.

Salary is based on an annual full time rate of $52,099.00.

Review of applications will begin on 9/26/16 and will continue until the position is filled.


Merced, CA




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Sample Syllabi

A recent teaching evaluation

Statement of Teaching - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how you have approached or would approach teaching the courses that you wish to teach. Please also indicate subject area of interest regarding teaching.


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