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Lecturer of Secondary Teacher Education in Science

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259-$68,247. See the salary range here:

Application Window

Open date: April 3, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, May 20, 2024 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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

For the 2024-25 academic year, the School of Education may have a need for a temporary, part-time science instructor. The instructor would be responsible for teaching a discussion section in fall of 2024 and co-teaching 2 student teaching lecture sections in the winter and spring of 2025. The courses include the modeling and unpacking of social justice, culturally responsive, NGSS aligned lessons, student lesson design and teaching, and supporting students as they navigate student teaching and complete the edTPA. The workload is 1.5 units (12.5%) in fall, and 3 units (25%) per quarter in winter and spring. Classes meet 10 times per quarter, in the evenings.

Service Period Dates for 2024-2025 Academic Year:
Fall Quarter: 9/23/24-12/13/24
Winter Quarter: 1/2/25 - 3/21/25
Spring Quarter: 3/26/25 – 6/13/25

Minimum Qualifications:
California teaching credential in science.
At least 5 years of grade 6-12 science teaching experience.
Relevant experience may be considered.

Desired Qualifications:
A master’s degree in education or relevant content area.
Experience mentoring or teaching pre-service teachers.
Experience developing curriculum and providing professional development in curriculum design.


Annual full-time salaries will begin at a base rate of $66,259.

Application Process:
Applications should be submitted online at and must include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover letter with an explanation of your experience and qualifications to supervise pre-service teachers and commitment to equitable teaching; and your availability to supervise (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness Must include: Student Evaluations of Teaching AND other evidence which may include course syllabi, teaching statement, teaching awards, etc
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references

More information about UCI’s School of Education can be found at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

California teaching credential in science.
At least 5 years of grade 6-12 science teaching experience.
Relevant experience may be considered.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA