Professor of Teaching in Engineering Position, with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engi

Irvine, CA
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering


    Open date: September 9th, 2016

    Last review date: January 9th, 2017
    Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

    Final date: June 30th, 2017
    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.


    Professor of Teaching in Engineering Position
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    University of California, Irvine

    The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a "Professor of Teaching In Engineering" position. This position falls under the Lecturer with Security of Employment series at the University of California; security of employment is analogous to tenure. The advertised position title is formally Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment; "potential security of employment" is analogous to tenure-track. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    A PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a closely related field, and three years of teaching experience is required. Candidates must have a passion for engineering education and demonstrated ability to contribute to student success. The position involves classroom and laboratory teaching; design project advising; administration of the Department's year-long capstone design course; development, support and assessment of best-practices for engineering education across the Department; and leadership on undergraduate curriculum development and accreditation initiatives. Along with excellence in teaching and service, externally recognized scholarship in pedagogy will be a requirement for advancement.

    Applications should be submitted electronically. Instructions can be found at Review of applications will begin on October 9, 2016. To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting materials should be received by this time. The position will remain open until filled.

    Information about the department can be found at

    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.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    More information about this recruitment:


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Teaching - Statement describing the applicant's university-level teaching background, philosophy, pedagogical methods, experience with educational assessment & program improvement, and specific course/topic capabilities and interests.
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
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