Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer



Job description

Santa Clara, CA

Department, Program, Center: Logic Design, Digital Systems, and Computer Architecture

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Logic Design, Digital Systems, and Computer Architecture

College or School: School of Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering invites applications for an academic year adjunct lecturer (AYAL) for the 2019-2020 academic year. The position may range from 50% FTE to 100% FTE, depending on the department’s needs and the candidate’s qualifications. Areas of expertise: a candidate with a proven track record of effective teaching and engaging students in classes in logic design, digital systems and computer architecture.

Salary: Depending on qualifications; benefits eligible.

Basic Qualifications:
The candidate should have an earned Ph.D. (or equivalent) in electrical engineering and should have demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching in electrical engineering or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications:
An understanding of the Santa Clara teaching model and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.

Teaching duties include but are not limited to:
A. Teach logic design, digital systems and computer architecture lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Develop and teach laboratories, which will involve coordination with other faculty and working closely with a team of teaching assistants.
B. Teach up to a total of nine course equivalents per academic year
C. Conduct all assigned class meetings and assign and grade class assignments and exams
D. Hold weekly office hours on campus and be available to students
E. Assign and submit student grades to the registrar by the designated deadline
F. Conduct course assessments as required by the department.
G. Fulfill other instructional, academic, or service activities (e.g., department meetings, committee service, and participation in special events such as Preview Day, open house, senior project presentations, and department/school events).

Work Authorization:
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Unless requested to do so, applicants should not send letters of reference or transcripts.

Additional Information:
Applications should include:Cover letter;CV;Understanding of the mission of Santa Clara as a Jesuit, Catholic university;Names and contact information for three references.

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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