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Lecturer PSOE in Computer Science

Position overview

Anticipated start: 07/01/2023

Application Window

Open date: October 10, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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 Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment. A successful candidate is expected to excel in undergraduate education and must demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. 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.

At UC Santa Barbara, Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment carry equivalent rights and responsibilities as the traditional tenure-track faculty. The position is to begin with the 2023-24 academic year and salary will be commensurate with experience.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

In order to be considered, applicants should have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

PhD degree must be conferred by the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

Applicants who show outstanding potential and have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and innovative and effective approaches to supporting a diverse set of students, and mentoring will be preferred.
The primary criteria for this position are teaching ability of exceptional quality and enthusiasm for teaching a variety of computer science and data science undergraduate courses, along with a broad knowledge in computer science, data science, and its applications. A successful applicant should also be committed to student mentoring and curriculum development. Research, although not a requisite for these positions, is acknowledged and credited.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Reference letters will be assessed to determine commitment to teaching and diversity.

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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 Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (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, CA