The School of Engineering seeks applications for quarterly adjunct lecturers (QALs) for the 2019-2020 academic year to teach undergraduate level ENGR courses.
Santa Clara University operates on a quarter system. Each quarter (fall, winter, and spring) is 10 weeks long, with an extra week for final examinations. Course scheduling is specific to the course requested.
QALs are allowed to teach up to 4 course equivalencies (CEs) per academic year with no more than 2 CEs in any particular quarter. Additionally, QALs are allowed to teach an additional 2 CEs during the summer terms.
Generally, course equivalencies are:
3-5 unit lecture = 1 CE
2 unit class = 0.5 CE
1 unit class = 0.33 CE
1 unit lab = 0.5 CE
1 unit lab with a teaching assistant (TA) = 0.25
Santa Clara University (also referred to as Santa Clara) is a private Jesuit university located in Santa Clara, California. It has 5,499 full-time undergraduate students, and 3,130 graduate students. Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California and the west coast of the United States, and has remained in its original location for 167 years. The university’s campus surrounds the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asis, which traces its founding to 1776. The campus mirrors the Mission’s architectural style, and provides a fine early example of Mission Revival Architecture.
The university offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees through its six colleges, the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and Counseling Psychology, Leavey School of Business, School of Engineering, Jesuit School of Theology, and School of Law. Santa Clara has produced four Rhodes Scholars (3 in the last 8 years) and has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. Santa Clara has also been recognized as 13th in Best University For a bachelor’s degree and 14th in Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential in the United States by PayScale in 2018.
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