Temporary Teaching Positions (Bren School of Environmental Science & Management)

University of California-Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, USA 🇺🇸


Open date: March 8th, 2021

Last review date: Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

UCSB’s Bren School invites applications for temporary, part-time lecturers who can teach one or more graduate-level courses for master’s students pursuing professional degrees in Environmental Data Science and/or Environmental Science and Management. Areas of instruction may include Data Science, Conservation Planning, Environmental Planning, Biogeochemistry, Ecotoxicology, Energy and Climate, Water Policy, Environmental Negotiation, and Environmental Justice. Specific areas in Data Science include Data Visualization and Communication, Ethics and Bias, Analytic Workflows and Scientific Reproducibility; Team Science, Collaborative Analysis and Project Management; Metadata Standards, Data Modeling and Data Semantics; Text and Sentiment Analysis for Environmental Problems; Machine Learning for Environmental Science, and related topics.

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least three years of relevant work experience. Applicants should have training and experience teaching in the relevant field. A PhD in a relevant field and some teaching experience is preferred. Appointments are variable percentage (generally 17-33% time for one quarter) with the possibility of an annual reappointment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Applications should be submitted electronically via the UC Recruit system to: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01945 and must include the following:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vitae (resume)
3) Statement of Teaching (philosophy and practice)
4) Names and contact information for 3 references

If available, relevant teaching evaluations should be included as one document or pdf.

Please address any questions for JPF01945 to [email protected]. Applications completed by April 1, 2021 will receive priority consideration; the positions will remain open until filled.

The effective start date is Aug 2, 2021 for Summer appointments and Sept 23, 2021 for Fall appointments.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. At Bren, we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors; we embrace open, inclusive, and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicant will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More Infohttps://www.bren.ucsb.edu/


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Teaching Evaluations if available – If you have taught courses in the past and have teaching evaluations from those courses, please submit those along with your other materials.

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)


Santa Barbara, CA





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