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The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for a few possible part-time Lecturer positions to teach Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes in the 2014-15 academic year. An M.A. and at least one year’s teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Your completed application is due no later than May 11, 2014.

These positions are subject to the availability of funding, which is severely limited. Salary is based on an annual full-time rate of $47,584. An application letter, CV, verification of credentials (diploma, official transcripts, etc.), self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy, student evaluations that cover an academic year, and three current letters of recommendation or a dossier are required. ESL certification and/or significant experience teaching second-language students will be relevant considerations in our search. Materials related to teaching such as syllabi are also useful to the hiring committee.

Interested individuals should apply at: All application materials must be received by May 11, 2014.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Cheryl Brusuelas, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel, at

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

American Literature before 1900 – Assistant Professor

The Department of English at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of American Literature before 1900, beginning July 1, 2014.  Requirements include a Ph.D, a record of compelling promise of research in the field, teaching experience, and a commitment to teaching excellence and university service. We welcome applications from scholars working in any aspect of the field, including transatlantic, transnational, hemispheric, indigenous, or border studies.

The University of California, Riverside is a Hispanic serving institution. Located sixty miles east of Los Angeles, it is widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation. Areas of strength in the English Department include African American studies, 20th c. American literature, Native American studies, postcolonial studies, critical ethnic studies, media and visual culture, feminist and queer studies, poetry, book history, and science fiction/technoculture studies, among other fields.  More information about the English Department may be found at  

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (up to 25 pages), and three letter of recommendation through an online application process at  If you have questions, please contact Katherine Kinney, Chair, Search Committee (    Review of applications will begin November 25, 2013 and the position will be open until filled.  All applicants will receive acknowledgement of receipt of the application.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.