Faculty Positions

Faculty Position in the Department of Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
Assistant Professor of Teaching / Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE)

The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Teaching/Lecturer with the Potential for Security of Employment (Lecturer PSOE). Assistant Professor of Teaching/Lecturer PSOE is a full-time faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and University and public service. Assistant Professor of Teaching/Lecturers PSOE are members of the University of California Academic Senate and have all the usual benefits of Senate membership, including eligibility for UCI’s attractive faculty housing programs, and excellent medical and retirement benefits. Assistant Professors of Teaching/Lecturers PSOE are evaluated for reappointment and merit salary increases every two years; and within six years (or less) are evaluated for promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching/Lecturer with Security of Employment (Lecturer SOE), which has the permanence of a tenured position. A candidate for appointment, merit increase, or promotion in this series shall be evaluated by the following three criteria: (1) Teaching excellence and innovation (2) Professional and scholarly achievement and activity and (3) University and public service.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching 6 - 7 (quarter/trimester) courses per year, for majors and non-majors (possibly including graduate computer science courses), significant curriculum development, support and assessment of best-practices for computer science education across the Department. Additional administrative duties will be assigned by the Chair of the Department. This position requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or of pedagogy.

The Computer Science Department's curricula, faculty and research focus on an array of topics including: computer architecture, system software, networking and distributed computing, data and information systems, artificial intelligence, and computer graphics; while also exploring interdisciplinary topics such as biomedical informatics, data mining, security and privacy, and ubiquitous computing. We seek outstanding candidates who hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or a closely related field), plus a strong interest and a proven record of excellence in teaching CS courses at the university level. Preference will be given to candidates who have innovative ideas for lecture and laboratory instruction and can make significant contributions to our program in this regard. A proven teaching record at the university level is required. Relevant teaching and research experience includes peer-reviewed publications of creative work and a passion for computer science education that motivates high-quality educational experiences in laboratory, lecture and field settings. Grant writing in support of innovative instructional initiatives and modernization of educational facilities and some industrial experience, while not required, will add to the strength of this position.

Additional information about the CS Department can be found at: www.cs.uci.edu

Applicant must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on contributions to diversity, all available teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation - online through UCI's Recruit website at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03955

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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.