The Department of Structural Engineering at UC San Diego is seeking one or more temporary lecturers to teach between one and three courses per quarter during the 2020/2021 academic year. We seek applicants in all content areas and are particularly interested in applicants with the expertise to teach undergraduate courses in mechanics, analysis, and design. Please see the undergraduate course offerings page and the graduate course offerings page for a complete listing of the courses we offer.
The Jacobs School of Engineering and the Department of Structural Engineering at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must hold a master's degree in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Structural Engineering, or a related field, and must have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching. A PhD in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Structural Engineering, or a related field is preferred.
We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and candidates will be contacted as teaching needs arise. We expect to have ongoing needs throughout academic year 2019/2020.
A cover letter stating the term(s), course(s) and number of courses you are applying to teach. Curriculum vitae. A statement that describes prior teaching experience, provides evidence of effective teaching, and makes clear which courses the applicant is qualified to teach. Providing student evaluations in this statement or as a separate submission is strongly encouraged. A separate statement describing any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. A list of at least 2 references who can speak about the applicant's teaching experience and/or content knowledge.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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