Two Full-Time Lecturer Positions
(emphasis on Software Engineering and/or Human-Computer Interaction and Design)
The Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions.
The department is highly interdisciplinary with faculty backgrounds in computer science, design, education, health informatics, humanities, media arts, organizational studies, psychology, and software engineering. We seek outstanding colleagues who will thrive in and add to this environment. Successful applicants will join a welcoming and supportive community of five teaching-oriented faculty in the department and a dozen overall in the school.
The primary responsibility is to teach up to seven quarter courses across our regular B.S. programs, and as needed in our professional Master programs, with an emphasis on teaching software engineering and/or human-computer interaction and design. The normal load is six courses, though that load carries the expectation that additional time be devoted to curriculum development, service to the department, and helping disseminate our ideas to the broader educational community.
The search is comprehensive and we encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds to apply. Industry experience is considered a plus. The initial appointment is for one year, though we expect the successful candidates to be able to build a long-term career in the department.
UCI is ranked No. 1 by Money magazine on its 2019-2020 list of the nation’s best colleges, making UCI the first public university to achieve the top spot. UCI is also ranked as a top 10 public university by U.S. News and World Report and has been identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. For nine consecutive years UCI has been named a top 10 “Coolest School” by Sierra magazine for our innovative sustainable practices. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or M.S. in a relevant field, though candidates who hold a B.S. degree and have teaching experience will be considered. Applicants should exhibit a compelling teaching portfolio, as well as a clear vision for teaching to a diverse audience at the university level.
Each application must contain: a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations and/or other evidence of effective teaching, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion must also be included. All materials must be uploaded at:
The academic year begins in late September and ends mid-June. The pay period for a full-time lecturer appointment is from July 1 through June 30 (a nine-month service period paid out over 12 months). Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2020.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
Teaching Evaluations or other evidence of effective teaching
- 3-5 letters of reference required