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Computer Science: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

Recruitment Period

Open December 5th, 2014 through June 30th, 2018


The Department of Computer Science the Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an on-going pool of qualified part-time temporary lecturers to teach various courses. Course topics include, but are not limited to, all areas of computer science: algorithms, analysis of algorithms, animation & visualization, artificial intelligence, computer literacy, computer programming, database systems, data structures, graphics, machine learning, security and software engineering. Outstanding candidates with experience to teach courses in one or more of the above areas are encouraged to apply.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties. Appointments are temporary positions with end dates and generally made one quarter at a time, based on the changing curricular needs of the department.

RANK: Lecturer

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Estimated range of $6,127 to $10,000 per 5-unit course.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Science or closely related or relevant field and teaching experience demonstrated by college level teaching experience, TA experience, research presentations and/or professional development training seminars.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Science or closely related or relevant field. University teaching experience.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Appointments will be pursued as determined by the departmental needs.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include: Informative letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (clearly outlining your teaching experience and teaching interests), 1-3 evaluations of teaching from three most recent terms (if available), 1-3 sample course materials – syllabi, handouts, etc. (if available), and 3 confidential letters of recommendation*. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching and/or service. Materials must be submitted as PDF files.

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Refer to Position #JPF00234-15P in all correspondence.

*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

CLOSING DATE: Ongoing. As this is an ongoing recruitment, applicants must update their application materials every two years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.

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: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (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. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.


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