Position overviewPosition title: Engineering & Sciences: Part-Time UNEX Instructor
credit-bearing courses: $1,500 to $5,000 per section
non-credit: 10-30% of enrollment fee per enrollment
Spring: January 2024
Summer: May 2024
Spring: January 2024 - May 2024
Summer: May 2024 - August 2024
Open date: May 25, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 9, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.
UC Merced Extension is seeking experienced and qualified candidates to provide instruction in closely related fields of Engineering and Science. Courses may be offered in academic credit and non-credit options.
Examples of Closely Related Fields:
- Machine Learning
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Computer Science
- Drone Technology
- Sustainable Energy
- Information Technology
In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding weekly office hours (2 hours/week), and grading examinations and/or papers.
Academic Year: 8/1/2023 – 7/31/2024
Fall Term: 8/1/2023 – 12/31/2023
Spring Term: 1/1/2024 – 5/31/2024
Summer Term: 6/1/2024 – 7/31/2024
UC Merced Extension anticipates hiring multiple part-time instructors for the courses listed above throughout the academic year based on the course sections scheduled and/or planned.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
As a UNEX Instructor in Engineering & Sciences, you will bring:
- a master's degree in related field as designated topic area
- minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the closely related field or publish research in the closely related field
- demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge in the designated topic area
- experience teaching or providing professional development in the closely related field
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity
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As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements. This includes the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy.
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 (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), 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 (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
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