The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.
The department offers B.S., M.S., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in the College of Engineering. The department educates students in the fundamental science and engineering principles relevant to materials, emphasizing the relationships between processing, nano/microstructure, characterization, properties, processing and design of advanced materials. The program trains students in the experimental and computational skills for a professional career, graduate study and advanced research in MSE. The duties will include (but are not limited to) teaching or co-teaching a course including: lecturing, holding office hours, grading and administering exams and coursework, managing and mentoring graders and teaching assistants, course preparation, holding discussion or lab sections and additional duties as needed.
Positions are typically part-time. Instructors teaching a course with three hours of lecture per week will normally be appointed at 33% time during the quarter; exact percentages depend on contact hours and other assigned duties. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
Consult https://mse.engineering.ucdavis.edu/ or https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02104 for our online application procedure and requirements. The positions will remain open until filled; but to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. PST on December 1, 2018. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success.
UC Davis is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. See: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/wl-brochure.pdf.