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Lecturer in Engineering: Summer 2020, AY2020-2021 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open April 6th, 2020 through Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The School of Engineering anticipates hiring full and part-time Lecturers to teach courses in the following disciplines in Summer 2020 and the 2020-2021 Academic Year (Fall 2020, Spring 2021):

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Management of Complex Systems

In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding weekly office hours, and grading examinations and/or papers. The instructor may also be required to hold discussion sections or supervise a graduate student teaching assistant.

A record of teaching excellence that demonstrates broad experience working with students of different abilities, ethnic backgrounds, and educational attainment; a record of scholarly achievement pertinent to teaching of Engineering classes preferred. PhD and/or Masters and experience teaching at the college or university level are required.

Interested applicants are required to submit a 1) Cover Letter 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Statement of Experience - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how you have approached or would approach teaching the courses that you wish to teach. Please also indicate subject areas of interest regarding teaching.

This is a limited-term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information:

Salary is based on an annual full time rate of $56,381.

This Recruitment will remain open until all positions have been filled with review of applications to begin immediately.

Summer Session A Dates: 5/16/2020 – 7/2/2020
Summer Session B Dates: 6/22/2020 – 8/16/2020
Summer Session C Dates: 7/3/2020 – 8/16/2020
Summer Session D Dates: 5/16/2020 - 8/16/2020

Academic Year: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Fall Semester: August 19, 2020 – December 18, 2020
Spring Semester: January 12, 2021 – May 14, 2021

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

Job location

Merced, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Experience

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)