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Temporary Lecturer in Design, Social Innovation, and Sustainable Development, Jacobs School of Engineering

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$81,491. ​
The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position

Application Window

Open date: May 30, 2024

Most recent review date: Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 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: Wednesday, May 28, 2025 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 Temporary Lecturer (Unit 18) .

The Jacobs School of Engineering and the Center for Global Sustainable Development at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates with experience with activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Lecturers will teach courses at the undergraduate or graduate level in the areas of electrical and computer engineering.

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.

Center for Global Sustainable Development:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

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

Ph.D. in Engineering or a related field

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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Job location

La Jolla, CA