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Part-Time Temporary Lecturer Positions in Mechanical Engineering

Application Window

Open date: December 6, 2021

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for possible part-time Temporary Lecturer positions in all areas of Mechanical Engineering. Main duties may include teaching required lower or upper division ME courses, as well as upper division electives. The ideal candidate should be interested and experienced in teaching in different educational settings - from project-oriented, inquiry-based classes, to larger, more traditional, lecture-oriented classes.

Part-time Temporary Lecturer appointments vary in terms of percentage of time (generally 33% time), and average 1-2 quarters per year, with the possibility of reappointment dependent upon performance and departmental needs. This is a pooled search, and applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department through October 2022. Please note that an open search does not guarantee a position is available. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining unit. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

An M.S. and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence is preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Maximum of one page.

  • Statement of Teaching - A summary of your teaching beliefs and practices. This can include your beliefs about the teaching and learning process, as well as examples of the ways in which you would enact these beliefs in the classroom. Maximum two pages.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as teaching and mentoring students.
    (Optional)

  • Course Evaluations - Previous course evaluations if available.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the analyst requests them. Letters will be requested for applicants who are added to the short list of potential candidates.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02141

Help contact: kathrynhopkins@engineering.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, California