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Lecturer positions in Computer Science

Application Window

Open date: November 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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 Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis, anticipates up to 1-3 opening s for Temporary Lecturers to teach undergraduate courses. These positions are dependent upon the instructional needs of the department and may be full- or part-time. A list of the courses that may be available is included below. Other courses may also be available dependent on instructional needs.
Candidates must have at least a Master's degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in CS or a closely related field. Previous teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence is preferred.
Salary and appointment level commensurate with experience and percentage of appointment. The s e positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
Interested persons should submit a letter of interest identifying the course they are interested in teaching, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Optional recommended documents are reprints or other examples of scholarly achievement and teaching evaluations. Applications should be submitted using the UC Davis online recruiting system at the following link:
To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 2nd, 2021. Positions are open until filled.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans
Cours e s which may be available:
• ECS 20 (Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science)
• ECS 32A (Introduction to Programming)
• ECS 32B (Introduction to Data Structures)
• ECS 36A (Programming & Problem Solving)
• ECS 36B (Software Development and Object-Oriented Programming in C++)
• ECS 36C (Data Structures, Algorithms, & Programming)
• ECS 50 (Computer Organization and Machine -Dependent Programming)
• ECS 122A (Algorithm Design and Analysis)
• ECS 140A (Programming Language)
• ECS 142 (Compilers)
• ECS 150 (Operating Systems and System Programming)
• ECS 152B (Computer Networks )
• ECS 154A (Computer Architecture)
• ECS 165A (Database Systems)
• ECS 165B (Database Systems)
• ECS 173 (Image Processing and Analysis)
• ECS 188 (Ethics in an Age of Technology)
See Course List for course descriptions.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a Master's degree , or preferably a PhD, in Computer Science or a closely related field, be committed to excellence in teaching , and have demonstrated instructional experience .

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

We expect the candidate to be able to teach most of the courses in the undergraduate computer science engineering curriculum and possibly selected graduate courses. The candidates will also have the opportunity to lead undergraduate student research projects (190/192/199 units) and develop newer seminars/courses with broad appeal in areas that influence computer science and engineering education.

Preferred qualifications

Previous teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence is preferred.

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, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04508

Help contact: jpadams@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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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. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA