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Part-time Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 20th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Apr 1, 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: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites enthusiastic and effective instructors to apply for a part-time lecturer position available in the 2020/2021 academic year in the following areas: computer engineering, communications, robotics, controls, intelligent systems, machine learning, signal/image processing and computer vision. Students also complete a two-quarter senior design project in their final year, so the ability to advise such projects will be an added plus.

A minimum MSEE or MS degree in computer engineering, computer science and one year of substantial teaching experience. A Ph.D. degree in any engineering field or Physics is a preferred qualification.

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.

Salary for fall begins October 1, 2020 and ends December 31, 2020; winter begins January 1, 2021 and ends March 31, 2021; spring quarter begins April 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2021; the academic service period for fall quarter begins September 28, 2020 through December 18, 2020; winter quarter begins January 4, 2021 through March19, 2021; spring begins March 24, 2021 and ends June 11, 2021. Starting salary will be $68,692 based on a full time appointment. Lecturer appointments are eligible for renewal depending on need, funding, and performance.

Interested individuals should apply online at The application package shall consist of the following materials: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume, most recent Teaching Evaluations (1-2 years), A Teaching Statement, a Contribution to Diversity Statement, and at least three Letters of Reference. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2020; however, the position is open until filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.

For more information about the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, please visit our website at: For information about the Bourns College of Engineering visit

For advancement information for Lecturers, please refer to the (IX) systemwide bargaining unit contract for the Non-Senate Academic Instructional Lecturer, Unit 18 between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. The Lecture unit provides vital instructional services at UC campuses and medical centers.

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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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.

  • Teaching Evaluations 1-2 years

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required