Lecturer-Introduction to Engineering

Irvine, CA
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Henry Samueli School of Engineering


    Open June 12th, 2017 through August 20th, 2017
    If you apply to this recruitment by August 20th, 2017, you will have until August 31st, 2017 to complete your application.


    The Henry Samueli School of Engineering may have need for one or more temporary Lecturers to teach the following course in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program during the Fall and Winter quarter of the 2017-18 Academic Year:

    Introduction to Engineering I-II (ENG 7A-B) is a two-quarter lower division course for students with freshman or sophomore standing in Engineering. This interdisciplinary course focuses on two aspects: introducing different engineering disciplines, and teaching fundamental engineering design principles and process to first year students. The students will work on a highly multidisciplinary project in a team setting - to design, build and test a remote control quadcopter with an autonomous task through essential engineering skills including Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling, programming, and mechanical and electrical fabrication. Students will experience a real-world product development process through planning, research, design, manufacturing, and evaluation the assigned project. Each student will be assigned to work in a team of five to seven and responsible for evaluation of oneself and teammates. Each team will learn and prepare technical memo, reports and presentations during the course. We will also encourage interaction of students with engineering companies by inviting guest speakers and alumni to present and discuss current engineering trends and challenges in class.

    Ph.D. in Engineering received prior to the start of the position or an M.S. in Engineering with equivalent experience.
    Experience in teaching a similar course is highly desirable
    Familiar with SolidWorks, C Programming, mechanical and electrical fabrication
    Excellent technical communication skills

    Apply electronically at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04073

    Application Deadline: July 20, 2017

    Service period: September 25, 2017 through March 23, 2018

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    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


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