Temporary Lecturer in Data Science Program University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering United States

Temporary Lecturer - Data Science Program 2018/2019


  • Jacobs School of Engineering - CMPTR SCI & ENGNRNG



Open date: December 15th, 2017
Last review date: January 8th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 17th, 2018

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.


The UC San Diego Data Science Undergraduate Program (joint endeavor of the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Cognitive Science) is seeking temporary lecturers to teach between one and three course per quarter during 2018-19 academic year. We seek applicants in all content areas related to data science including data analysis, programming, statistics, machine learning and visualization.


The Data Science Undergraduate Program is a recently established multi-disciplinary undergraduate major at UC San Diego sponsored by the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Cognitive Science. The program has about 15 core faculty and several other participating faculty from various campus departments. UC San Diego is working on several other new initiatives related to data science and is committed to data science education and research.


The Data Science Undergraduate Program is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, the preferred candidates for any position will have potential or demonstrated contributions to a climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. Candidates must hold a master's degree in Computer Science. Mathematics, Statistics or a related field, and must have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales


We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and candidates will be contacted as teaching needs arise.


Review of applications will begin January 8, 2018 and continue through 2018-2019 academic year until positions are filled.


To apply, submit the following materials to 


  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • A statement that describes prior teaching experience and provides evidence of effective teaching and curriculum development.
  • A separate description, that describes any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide student evaluations in this statement.
  • A list of at least 3 references who can speak about the applicant's teaching experience and data science domain knowledge.


If there are any questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Mohan Paturi at paturi@cs.ucsd.edu.


UCSD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. (see http://diversity.ucsd.edu ).



San Diego, CA



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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)



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