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Summer 2019 Part-Time BIM (Building Information Modeling) Instructor

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 1st, 2019
Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 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: Monday, Sep 30, 2019 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.


International Education Programs, within University of California Riverside (UCR) Extension, invites applicants to teach coursework related to Building Information Modeling (BIM) as part of the BIM Certificate program at UCR Extension. Course topics include BIM Concepts and Tools, BIM Modeling Using Autodesk and Revit 2019, Project Integration Using BIM, BIM Applications in AECO Workplace, and Case Study Analysis.
Classes will be offered at UCR Extension, and will meet daily from July 1 – August 27, 2019 for 4 hours per day. All coursework is offered during the day in a team-teach format.

Instructor Duties

  • Provide instruction in accordance with the established Instructional Agreement, curriculum, course outlines and class schedule
  • Participate in scheduled orientations, meetings, and complete mandatory training programs by UCR's established deadlines
  • Maintain timely, accurate academic records within the learning management system and submit all required course documentation by set deadlines
  • Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies to the course
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct of ethics
  • Become familiar with and follow UCR Extension's Instructor Manual and Curricular Guidelines
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
  • Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated syllabi; signing instructor contract; submitting required textbook orders; communicating AV and classroom needs
  • Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of international student populations
  • Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning
  • Update materials periodically, and regularly monitor course evaluations in order to make adjustments and improvements to the curriculum

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Extensive background and current work experience in the engineering, construction or design industries, or working knowledge/professional use of BIM (minimum 3-5 years)
  • Interest and willingness to teach an international student audience
  • Local (Riverside, CA) and available to teach on-ground, daytime classes during the week
  • Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States

Additional Qualifications

  • Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in subject area
  • Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
  • Current participation in professional associations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to support effective interaction with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and education partners
  • Computer skills sufficient to support preparation of class materials and exams, as well as enable effective communication with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the education partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • University teaching experience at the undergraduate/graduate level (or corporate equivalent)
  • Experience with online Learning Management Systems
  • UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Application Information

This is an ongoing recruitment. Part-time instructor applications are accepted throughout the year. When the department has a need to fill, they refer to the pool of applications on file. Part-time, temporary assignments are filled on an as needed basis.

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter addressing the basic requirements and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae (including education degrees, teaching sites inclusive of teaching dates, professional organization membership and level of activity
  • Statement of contributions to diversity

Individuals hired to teach these courses must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on a course-by-course basis and that the instructor has no guarantee, expressed or implied, of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered employment with UCR. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may impact the application status of applicants.

For more information about International Education Programs, please visit For more information about UCR Extension, please visit

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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