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Lecturer in Computer Science

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time (100%) annual rate for this position is $64,329 - $79,117. Percent appointments may vary.
Percent time: Positions range from 33% to 100%
Position duration: From one quarter to one year

Application Window

Open date: June 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 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: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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 pool of qualified lecturers to teach undergraduate or graduate Computer Science courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.

The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment depending on performance and further departmental need. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time. View the dates of our regular academic year quarters and summer sessions at

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching.

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2024 to accommodate department needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Master's degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred qualifications

Applicants who have a PhD in Computer Science or related field, at least one year of teaching experience, and show a strong commitment of contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required

Reference letters will be reviewed to assess an applicant's 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, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA