Lecturer- Public Service Minor- Thurgood Marshall College 2021-22
University of California San Diego
Part time non-tenure track lectureships with the Public Service Minor at Thurgood Marshall College, UC San Diego, will be available for the 2021-2022 academic year. Instructors will teach two or more sections of TMC 15: Public Service in America, a required course for the Public Service Minor. Public Service in America is designed to study, discuss, and analyze the history and current role of public service in the United States. Students will be introduced to the different roles held by the three sectors of the American economic structure (government, business, and nonprofit/public service) with opportunity to provide a critical analysis of those roles within American society.
A Master's or terminal degree in Public Administration, Education, Ethnic Studies, Public Health, Sociology or other pertinent field is required by the date of appointment.
Demonstrated significant experience teaching courses in a University setting, and demonstrated strong leadership or commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting is preferred.
*Teaching evaluations may be requested if the applicant is selected as a top candidate.
Sponsored by Thurgood Marshall College, the Public Service minor encourages all UC San Diego students to understand the history and practices of public service. By further developing the civic skills and experiences of the student, the Public Service minor offers a service-learning experience through academic and practicum-based means of civic engagement.
With coursework and opportunities focused on the history, emergence, and importance of public service work, students in the minor will obtain valuable experience and a deeper understanding of the field.
Through the pursuit of the minor, students will be able to supplement their educational careers with a service-learning experience that offers a unique avenue of growth in preparation for the future. Thurgood Marshall College at the University of California, San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. Thurgood Marshall College, formerly known as Third College, was founded in 1970 in a period of transformative social change in the United States and the world. From its beginning, the college has enriched the lives of undergraduates with a commitment to the development of young people as both professionals and engaged citizens. In 1993, the college was named in honor of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Justice Marshall is well known for his dedication to educational opportunity for all, civil rights, and freedom of speech, women's rights, and the right to privacy.
AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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