2022-2023 Lecturer - Graduate Program of Environmental Policy & Management

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA, USA 🇺🇸


Open date: June 21st, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 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.


Lecturer Position

Environmental Policy and Management
University of California, Davis

Position Description: To instruct ENV 203A in Winter and ENV 203B in Spring quarter each year. The course description is as follows: The Policy Clinic is a hands-on, student-driven, project development experience. The instructor will oversee teams of students, provide feedback and guidance as they analyze an environmental policy problem from scientific, legal, and economic perspectives. The Instructor will help student groups develop a comprehensive analysis, plan, best practices guide or policy options or other deliverable to the client. The Instructor will work with program staff to select and develop projects. They will assist project teams in developing relationships and communication channels with the client.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Assignments vary according to type of course and percentage of appointment. Service periods are:
Fall Quarter 2022: September 19, 2022– December 9, 2022
Winter Quarter 2022: January 6, 2023 – March 24, 2023
Spring Quarter 2022: March 30, 2023 – June 15, 2023

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in Environmental Science and Policy. Candidates may be asked to teach one to two courses for the year depending on programmatic need and candidate’s availability.

QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate professional degree, e.g. Doctorate; or Master’s degree and prior professional success and recognition for excellence; or Thirty (30) units of graduate coursework and prior professional success and recognition for excellence; a demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Temporary Lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions which require professional, as well as academic, expertise. Temporary Lecturers may be selected to fill teaching needs occasioned by leave of regular faculty or to enhance and compliment the strengths of faculty teaching related courses. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience.

Under Course Availability: ENV203A, Winter and ENV203B, Spring

APPLICATIONS: Apply on-line at https:/(recruit.ucdavis.edu/ by June 24, 2022 for first consideration; open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest (including summary of qualifications), curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, contact information for up to three references (optional), identify which courses they are interested in teaching, and submit reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarly or creative work at a later date.

This position is covered by collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Basic qualifications(required at time of application)

Appropriate professional degree, e.g. Doctorate; or Master’s degree and prior professional success and recognition for excellence; or Thirty (30) units of graduate coursework and prior professional success and recognition for excellencePreferred qualifications

Project Management Experience
A demonstrated teaching ability
A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.
University level teaching experience is highly desired.


Document requirements

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Graduate Transcripts (Optional)
  • Courses of Interest (Optional)
  • Reprints or Other Examples of Scholarly or Professional Attainments (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Apply link:https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05021

Help contact: [email protected]


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