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Lecturer PSOE in Computer Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 1st, 2017
Last review date: December 29th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 30th, 2018
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.


The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track) in the area of Computer Science with a desired start date of Fall quarter 2018.

The primary criteria for this position are teaching ability of exceptional quality and the promise of future growth. We seek an individual with enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate courses in a variety of areas of computer science, with a breadth of knowledge in computer science and its emerging applications in diverse fields. A successful applicant should be committed to teaching excellence, curriculum leadership and development, and student mentoring, all in collaboration with other faculty. Research, although not required for Lecturer with Security of Employment track positions, is also reviewed when available. The position is to begin with the 2018-19 academic year, and salary will be commensurate with experience.

At the University of California, the position of Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment is intended to lead to security of employment (analogous to tenure), and is an Academic Senate faculty position designed to meet the long-term instructional needs of the university. Individuals appointed with this title engage in teaching, professional activities, and university and public service.

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field is preferred. Ph.D. candidates who expect degree completion by July 1, 2018 may apply, but any offer may be contingent on the Ph.D. being conferred before the candidate's start date. Candidates are encouraged to highlight demonstrated teaching excellence, as well as any relevant industry experience they would bring to this position. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), and at least three letters of reference and no more than 5.

Applications must be submitted electronically at:
Applications received by December 15, 2017 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Candidates are urged to learn more about UCSB Computer Science Department at

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.

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Santa Barbara, CA

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