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Temporary Lecturer in Bioengineering AY 2021-2022

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer Bioengineering
Salary range: UC - UNit 18 Salary scale

Application Window

Open date: September 28th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 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 Bioengineering in the Jacobs School of
Engineering at the University of California, San Diego is
seeking one or more temporary lecturers to teach one or two
courses for the upcoming Academic Year (WI22, SP22
quarters). We are particularly interested in applicants with the
expertise to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in
bioengineering. This can include biomaterials and the
fundamentals of materials science as applied to bioengineering
design, biomechanics, tissue engineering and the manipulation
of multicellular processes.

Please see the Course Catalog for a complete listing of the
courses we offer.

The Jacobs School of Engineering and the Bioengineering
Department at UC San Diego is committed to building an
excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body.
Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in
activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are
especially encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout
the academic year and candidates will be contacted as
teaching needs arise.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates must hold a doctorate degree in Bioengineering or a related engineering field and have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching.

Preferred qualifications

    Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - The teaching statement can, in addition to providing your teaching experience, beliefs and practices; demonstrate that you have been reflective and purposeful about your teaching. Communicate your goals as an instructor and your corresponding actions in the classroom. Your teaching statement can also include sample comments from students, course syllabi, or plans for future enhancements to courses.
    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.

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA