Lecturer-Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Samueli School of Engineering has a need of one or more lecturers to teach the Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers course as part of the Engineering Management Program. The number of available positions will be based on enrollment and available funding.

Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers (ENGR 280/180) is focused on graduate students interested in learning how to commercialize a product idea. This interdisciplinary course focuses on teaching skills to be an entrepreneur and intrapreneur. The students will learn and apply concepts on how to develop innovative/disruptive ideas from concept through delivery and adoption. This course will focus on the critical thinking skills, the process of developing an idea into a product/service, and teaching a framework to understand how to foster adoption of the idea and product. Students will learn how to formulate innovative ideas, create meaningful value propositions, conduct market research, learn the art of pivoting, understand the basics of project management, estimate product valuation and develop financial projections.


  • Ph.D. in engineering or business administration or MBA with equivalent experience
  • Experience in teaching a similar course is highly desirable
  • Experience in commercializing ideas/research
  • Creating value messages
  • Critiquing presentation styles
  • Applying change management
  • Applying project management
  • Developing pro forma
  • Experience with venture capital and fundraising
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply electronically at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05052

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