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Temporary Lecturer - Jacobs School of Engineering Programs (MAS, ENG, IGE, IDEA)

Application Window

Open date: July 8th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 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: Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 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.

Position description

The Jacobs School of Engineering at UCSD has multiple opportunities for temporary, non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) in our Masters of Advanced Studies (MAS) programs as well as in our "ENG" Programs.  The initial appointment may be for a period of up to two (2) academic years.  The Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

MAS Courses are graduate-level in the areas of Wireless Embedded Systems (WES), Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering (AESE), Data Science and Engineering (DSE).

ENG courses may be undergraduate or graduate and may be affiliated with IDEA Center, Global TIES, the von Liebig Center, the Gordon Center, the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur, the E4 Maker Space, or other educational programs affiliated with the Jacobs School Dean's Office.

 The full list of MAS courses offered may be found on the MAS website:
Current ENG courses are listed at the following link:   In addition to the currently listed ENG courses, new ENG courses may also be offered and we are looking for individuals teach these courses, as well. Please check the ENG course list throughout the year for potential additional courses.

Candidates must hold a master's degree or higher in fields related to Engineering , preferably Ph.D. in fields related to Engineering, and must have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching. In rare cases, industry experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

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 throughout the academic year.

Review of applications will begin July 14, 2020 and continue until positions are filled. To apply, submit the following materials to Please provide:
 A cover letter which indicates the course(s), and or the program(s) for which you wish to be considered,Curriculum Vita, and a statement that provides evidence of effective teaching.

A list of at least 3 references who can speak about the applicant's teaching experience and/or content knowledge.

Contributions to Diversity Description

One of UC San Diego's Strategic Goals is to cultivate a diverse and inclusive University community that encourages respectful open dialogue, and challenges itself to take bold actions that will ensure learning is accessible and affordable for all.

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.

Questions can be directed to

UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 required (contact information only)

Job location

La Jolla, CA