Startup Entrepreneurship Instructor

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 31, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The College of Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.  A position is open for the Fall 2020 quarter, and possibly subsequent quarters.

Candidates should have an MBA. Applicants must be able to teach core undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship with a focus in new-venture strategies.  Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education in entrepreneurship, strong interest and background in new business design and strategy, and a record of effective and innovative teaching at the interface between entrepreneurship, engineering and design.

The duties will include (but are not limited to) teaching or co-teaching a course including: lecturing, holding office hours, grading and administering exams and coursework, managing and mentoring graders and teaching assistants, course preparation, holding discussion or lab sections and additional duties as needed. Engagement with the College’s Student Startup Center ( is required, and successful submission and funding of grants related to education is strongly encouraged.  Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Required materials include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching, statement of diversity, and contact information for 3-5 letters of reference. Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (

The deadline for full consideration is August 30, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The UC Davis College of Engineering is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.