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Non-Senate Instructional Lecturer in Design, Social Innovation, and Sustainable Development (IGE), Jacobs School of Engineering

Application Window

Open date: November 15, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 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, Sep 30, 2023 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

UC San Diego’s Center for Global Sustainable Development, housed in the Jacobs School of Engineering, has an opportunity for a non-tenure track lecturer (Unit 18) .

Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in human-centered design, social innovation, sustainability, or community development, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusive excellence.

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 to teach these courses, as well. Please check the ENG course list throughout the year for potential additional courses.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree in engineering, social sciences, education, or relevant field. (2 years of professional experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.)

Preferred qualifications

Preferably Ph.D. in fields related to Engineering.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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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