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Recruitment Period

Open date: February 3rd, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020 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: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


The Materials Science and Engineering Program at the University of California, Riverside has a need for part-time or full-time Lecturers beginning the Spring Quarter 2019-20 academic year to teach courses in the following areas: MSE001, MSE160, MSE161, MSE175A, MSE175B, MSE 238 and MSE 248.
The full listing is available in the course catalog:

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.

Candidates interested should have a minimum of a M.S. Degree with Materials Science and Engineering industrial experience or preferably, a Ph.D. Degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field, along with prior teaching experience.

Salary for Spring quarter appointment begins April 1, 2020 and ends June 30, 2020; the academic service period for spring quarter begins March 25, 2020 through June 12, 2020. Salary: Based on 100% annual salary of $68,692. Appointments are eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter (optional), curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a teaching statement and/or teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching, and a contribution to diversity statement to the AP recruit website at Review of applications will begin March 3, 2020; however the position is open until filled.

The Lecturers Unit (IX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of Non-Senate Academic Instructional Lecturers who provide vital instructional services at UC campuses and medical centers. The unit is represented by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

UC Riverside, CA

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching and/or Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-8 letters of reference required