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Computer Science and Engineering Department: Adjunct Professor Pool (Ongoing)

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Adjunct Professor, Associate Adjunct Professor, and Adjunct Professor
Salary range: Appointments may be with or without salary, and are contingent on funding availability. As a minimum, one half of the funding for the base salary shall come from non-state funds. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Percent time: With salary appointments- variable (0-100%) and based on funding availability.
Anticipated start: Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s need. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments effective August 2021 through August 2022. Initial appointments with effective dates outside of this recruitment period will require an alternative open recruitment.
Position duration: Appointments are typically made as fiscal year, term appointments (see CAPM 512.280 Adjunct Professor Series).

Application Window

Open July 12th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2022, you will have until July 14th, 2022 to complete your application.

Position description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineerig at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of assistant adjunct professors, associate adjunct professors, and adjunct professors. Adjunct faculty members are expected to engage in research or other creative activity, teaching, and university and public service. Appointments in this series may be assigned to academic scholars currently affiliated with other universities, or to qualified individuals who are professional practitioners of appropriate distinction when such an affiliation supports the academic and professional endeavors of the department. These appointments forge closer relations between the university and other academic institutions or industry, are frequently non-salaried, and involve a limited length of service. Academically qualified research or other creative personnel who contribute significantly to teaching either in formal courses or in guidance of graduate students in one or more of the areas below are encouraged to apply. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity of scholarly activity and add additional dimension to the Baskin School of Engineering by complementing or augmenting our existing research strengths.

Current areas of excellence and research foci within the Computer Science and Engineering Department include algorithms, animation & visualization, architecture, artificial intelligence, assistive technology, computer science education, computer system design, database systems, digital design, embedded systems, entrepreneurship, graphics, information retrieval (or data mining), information technology systems design, knowledge management, machine learning, mobile and cloud computing, networks, operations research, operating systems, product development, programming languages, security, sensor technology, services engineering, software engineering, and storage systems.

UC Santa Cruz is the University of California campus nearest to Silicon Valley and maintains close ties with local industry in the fields of computer science/engineering, and technology management. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Computer Science and Engineering Department: https://www.soe.ucsc.edu/departments/computer-science-and-engineering

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in computer engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, industrial and systems engineering, operations research, management or closely related or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated record of research and teaching.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching - Teaching statement that clearly outlines your teaching experience and teaching interest.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their application.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01083

Help contact: bsoe-adjunct-pool-group@ucsc.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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602.

UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.

The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. 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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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Job location

Santa Cruz, California