University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemical Engineering

Academic Instructor Positions


The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a Lecturer with Security of Employment (LSOE) position beginning the 2016/17 academic year. Appointment as a LSOE requires evidence of a long-standing record of exceptional undergraduate teaching, professional achievement, and service to the academic community. A LSOE is a member of the academic senate and will be expected to teach six quarter-based classes per year. Applicants from all areas of Chemical and Environmental Engineering are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in either chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related area for hire in 2016/2017. Preferred qualifications include:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Chemical and Environmental Program.
  • A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate Chemical engineering and Environmental engineering core courses. 
  • A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with industrial sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.
  • A demonstrated record of development of successful technical elective courses that address important emerging topics in the field of Chemical and Environmental Engineering.
  • A demonstrated commitment to providing routes for the educational success of a highly diverse undergraduate student body.
  • Prior work experience in industry demonstrating partnership with academics.

Further information regarding the CEE Undergraduate Program can be found at the following site

A Ph.D. in Chemical and Environmental Engineering is required at the time of employment. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 11,  2016.  The search will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please register through the weblink at    Applications submitted by email will NOT be reviewed.

Inquiries should be directed to Ruoxue Yan (LSOE Recruiting Chair) at:

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Bourns College of Engineering
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