The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California Merced invites applications for a qualified Assistant Teaching Professor to coordinate and teach undergraduate core courses in Computer Science and Engineering. The successful candidate will be actively involved in university-wide teaching-related projects and student development programs.
The job title is also known as Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE). This series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching, as well as to engage in professional activity (including research on pedagogy) and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment.
Preferred candidates will: (1) have teaching experience or evidence of the ability to teach, particularly using student focused or student success centered approaches, (2) be enthusiastic about working with UC Merced's diverse student body, (3) have experience with open source tools and development environments both in Linux and Windows, and (4) show involvement in developing effective and innovative teaching media and infrastructure.
We are particularly interested in attracting academically and culturally diverse candidates, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree (preferred by July 1, 2020, must be conferred by Dec. 31, 2020) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field is required at time of employment.
Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.
Applications must be submitted online and must include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research, 4) statement of teaching, 5) statement of diversity, and 6) three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system). To apply, please go to https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF00901
Guidance on what to include in a diversity statement may be found here.
Deadline: Position is open until filled with a final closing date of June 30, 2020; consideration of applications will begin on December 15, 2019. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable. Inquiries and questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
Internal Number: JPF00901
About University of California, Merced
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.