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Assistant Teaching Professor

Application Window

Open date: December 18th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Feb 1, 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: Tuesday, Nov 30, 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 Department of Mathematics within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment or LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2021. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities as the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or another closely related field, with an extensive exposure to statistical theory and methods, prior to the first quarter of teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in teaching
  • a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs, who can articulate how this experience helped shape their plan, and who have a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (

Successful candidates will be expected to assume a leadership role in the Department’s undergraduate teaching mission in a number of respects, including teaching and coordinating the teaching of key undergraduate courses in statistics, as well as contributing to University and public service.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scales. The starting date for the position, pending funding approval, will be July 1, 2021. Review of applications will commence on February 1, 2021 and continue until filled. Submit applications at

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program (POP)

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

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • AMS Cover Sheet - available for free on

  • Statement of Teaching

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

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

  • Teaching evaluations - Applicants are encouraged to submit available teaching evaluation summaries for all courses taught in the last three years

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional 2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-13 letters of reference required