Lecturer in Data Science

University of California Santa Barbara College of Engineering

United States

Temporary Lecturer in Data Science

Job #JPF01837
  • College of Engineering - Computer Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 1st, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 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.


UCSB has introduced a number of introductory data science courses that combine knowledge of programming, statistics, and machine learning with application domains. The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate or graduate Data Science courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The first review date is November 15, 2020.

The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment depending on performance and further departmental need. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

The minimum qualification required to be an applicant is a Masters in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field. Preferred qualifications are a PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field, at least one year of teaching experience and show a strong commitment of contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends upon qualifications. We encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01837. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. A teaching statement is optional but recommended. Applicants should also arrange to have 2 letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf via UC Recruit.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://datascience.ucsb.edu/


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
  • (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required

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