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Teaching Fellow in Computer Science and Engineering/Engineering: AY 24-25, Includes Summer 2024 (Anticipated)

Position overview

Position title: Teaching Fellow
Salary range: See Table 18 for the salary range for this position. Salary is based on an annual full-time salary of $69,139. Teaching Fellows will not be appointed for more than 50% time during the Fall & Spring semesters.
Percent time: 25% - 50%
Up to 100% in summer session only
Anticipated start: Summer 2024-May 17, 2024
Fall 2024-August 16, 2024
Spring 2025 -January 1, 2025
Position duration: Duration may be up to one semester or a summer term.

Application Window

Open date: March 25, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 8, 2024 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: Monday, Mar 24, 2025 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.

Position description

The School of Engineering anticipates hiring Teaching Assistants for lower- and upper-division courses for Academic Year 2024-2025, including Summer Session 2024, in the following disciplines:

Computer Science and Engineering
Engineering Fundamentals (courses may include the following: Introduction to Materials, Statics and Dynamics, Circuit Theory, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Strength of Materials, Spatial Analysis, Information Systems, etc.)

Under supervision of a faculty member, the Teaching Fellow will be responsible for leading instruction of a course. Additional duties may include grading, leading discussion sections when appropriate and holding office hours. Additional information on the title is available at

The University of California Teaching Fellows are represented by the UAW-AFL-CIO.


Basic qualifications
  1. Advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D.
  2. Master's degree in the subject area or a related field or Advanced to Candidacy for the Ph.D.
  3. Maintenance of a qualifying grade point average
  4. Academically eligible to hold the appointment (as outlined in the Graduate Policies and Procedures Handbook)
  5. Must be a registered UC Merced graduate student in full-time residence (registered for 12 units per term appointed; for summer appointment registered in 12 units in the previous term)
  6. Must have passed an Oral English Proficiency Examination (if applicable)
Additional qualifications

Teaching Fellows must be advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D.

Application Requirements

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

  • List of Subjects/Courses - List of subjects or courses eligible to teach based on academic or teaching experience

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About UC Merced

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 (, UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, 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 (

The University of California, Merced 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.

Please refer to the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy.

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Job location

Merced, CA