Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: July 31, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, Sep 4, 2023 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: Friday, May 31, 2024 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.
The Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego is committed to continuing a tradition of excellence in its faculty and invites applications from candidates who can contribute to that tradition.
The department is accepting applications for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) to teach for the 2023-2024 academic year. Teaching duties will include upper- and lower-division undergraduate classes in the areas of: computational methods and modeling, human-computer interaction, human-centered design, language or culture and cognition, neuroscience (cognitive, behavioral, theoretical, and/or systems), and clinical aspects of cognitive science. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include (but are not limited to) managing teaching assistants, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining course websites.
Lecturers teaching large courses are expected to work with and mentor student teaching assistants. The number of positions and courses varies across academic quarters, depending on the curriculum needs of the Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, performance, and the Department's mandate to maintain intellectual diversity. UCSD and the Department of Cognitive Science are committed to maintaining a diverse faculty and promoting an inclusive and tolerant environment.
Course descriptions can be found at http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses
More Info: http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu
Candidates must be at least enrolled in a Master program in the area of Cognitive Science and/or related fields.
Candidates must have at minimum a terminal Master's degree in the area of Cognitive Science and/or related fields.
Degree must be completed by start date of position.
The preferred candidate will have strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
At least one semester or equivalent of prior university level experience in teaching undergraduate courses.
Outstanding teaching evaluations.
Experience teaching large classroom sizes (more than 100 students).
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate degree in the area of Cognitive Science and/or related fields is preferred.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching/Teaching Philosophy - Summarize teaching experience, quality of teaching in classroom and student mentoring, and other instructional-related activities.
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)
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Example: provide summaries of teaching evaluations (within the last 2 years).
Transcript - Include a transcript if your terminal degree is outside of cognitive science.
Syllabus - Provide sample of course syllabi from classes you have taught in the last two years.
- 3-4 letters of reference required
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