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Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment), Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute

Application Window

Open date: November 2nd, 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 2, 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 University of California, San Diego seeks applications from outstanding candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Teaching Professor within the Halicioglu Data Science Institute. The Assistant Teaching Professor position (formal title "Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment") is a tenure-track faculty appointment with a strong emphasis on teaching in addition to pedagogical and/or disciplinary research.

We seek applicants who will excel at developing and teaching courses in programming languages, software development, distributed processing systems, systems and tools for AI/ML, non-structured databases, metadata models, and/or data visualization. Exceptional applicants with expertise in other areas of data science will also be considered.

Successful appointees will have a track record of excellence in teaching, research accomplishments, a commitment to university service, and a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion at the university. The University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

A PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Applications must be submitted electronically through AP-Online Recruit website at

Any questions may be directed to Justin Eldridge (Recruiting Chair) at

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program website.

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 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

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Research

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Job location

La Jolla, CA