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Temporary Lecturer - Jacobs School of Engineering Programs (MAS, ENG, IDEA)

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$134,692. ​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

The Jacobs School of Engineering at UCSD has multiple opportunities for temporary, non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) in our Masters of Advanced Studies (MAS) Degree Programs as well as in our "ENG" Programs. Lecturers with the "ENG" programs may be affiliated with IDEA Center, the von Liebig Center, the Gordon Center, the E4 Maker Space, or other educational programs affiliated with the Jacobs School Dean's Office.

The Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Lecturers in the MAS Degree Programs will teach at the graduate level in one or more of the following master's degree programs: Wireless Embedded Systems (WES), Convergent Systems Engineering (CoSE), Cyber-Physical Social Systems (CPSS), Value Supply Chains (VSC), Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering (AESE), Data Science and Engineering (DSE).

The full list of MAS courses offered may be found on the MAS website:

Lecturers in the ENG programs will teach courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

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)

Master's degree in Engineering or a related field. (2 years of professional experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.)

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Minimum of one quarter or semester teaching one or more courses, either as Instructor of Record or as a Teaching Assistant. Equivalent industry experience such as a minimum presenting one or more seminars, or conducting one or more trainings may be substituted for teaching experience.

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 (Optional)

  • 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
  • 0-3 required (contact information only)
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Job location

La Jolla, CA