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Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor of Teaching
Salary range: 90,600-114,000
Anticipated start: January 1, 2022

Application Window

Open date: July 16th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Sep 27, 2021 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: 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 Chemical and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) position beginning the 2021/22 academic year. Appointment as a LPSOE requires evidence of a long-standing record of exceptional undergraduate teaching, professional achievement, and service to the academic community. An LPSOE is a member of the academic senate and will be expected to teach six quarter-based classes per year. Applicants from all areas of Chemical and Environmental Engineering are
encouraged to apply.

Preferred qualifications include:
• Professional engineering licensure
• 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.
• The search places strong emphasis on candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, as well as a commitment to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.
• A minimum of 3 years of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering program.
• A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate Chemical and Environmental Engineering courses.
• A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.
• Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development is strongly preferred.
• At least 1.5 years of prior work experience in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering in an academic or industry setting.

Further information regarding the CEE Undergraduate Program can be found at the following site: https://www.cee.ucr.edu/

A Ph.D. in either chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related area is required at the time of employment. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 27, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled. Employment will begin January 1, 2022.

To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Teaching, an optional Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01432. Inquiries should be directed to ceesearch@engr.ucr.edu.

Advancement through the faculty ranks is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    A Ph.D. in either chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related area is required at the time of employment.

Preferred qualifications

    • Professional engineering licensure.

    • The search places strong emphasis on candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, as well as a commitment to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

    • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering program.

    • A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate Chemical and Environmental Engineering courses.

    • A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.

    • Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development is strongly preferred.

    • At least 1.5 years of prior work experience in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering in an academic or industry setting.

    • 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 Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Upload 3 reference letters, or have the system send the request to the letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01432

Help contact: tiffanyr@ucr.edu

Campus Information

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates 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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

Job location

Riverside, CA