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Temporary Lecturer - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2019-2020)

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 1st, 2019
Last review date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 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: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 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.


THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego seeks to establish a pool of outstanding instructors for undergraduate courses in all areas of chemistry. Pending budgetary approval, one or more non tenure-track lectureships may become available for the 2019-2020 academic year. All areas of chemistry and biochemistry will be considered. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field and teaching experience, preferably in both lecture and laboratory-based settings, are required. (Ph.D. candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be awarded before any offer of employment will be made). Research experience, two supportive letters of references, strong record of mentorship, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are highly desirable.

The 9-month salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale.

Applications received by June 1, 2019 will be given priority consideration. Applications received up to February 29, 2020 will be considered if openings still exist. Apply via:

Candidates are required to submit:

  1. CV
  2. Teaching evaluations from up to four recent teaching experiences, including comprehensive set of comments from students. Evaluations should come large classes if available. (Please include a legend to help interpret the scale and rubric for evaluation.)
  3. 1-page teaching statement
  4. Statement describing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion

Up to three miscellaneous/additional documents (optional) may be provided.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

La Jolla, California

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

  • Recent Teaching Evaluations - Please include a legend to help interpret the scale and rubric for evaluation. You may PDF these together as one document. 10mb limit

  • Statement of Teaching - Please provide a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-2 letters of reference required