Lecturer: Environmental Science & Policy

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA, USA 🇺🇸

Job #JPF05432



Open date: December 14, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 31, 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.


University of California, Davis

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Environmental Science and Policy offers Temporary Lecturer positions in the following major areas: Environmental Science and Management; Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning. A list of courses that may be available during academic year 2022-2023 can be found below. Courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Assignments vary according to type of course and percentage of appointment. Service periods are:
Winter Quarter 2022: January 6, 2023 – March 24, 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.

COURSE AVAILABILITY : The following courses may be available for the 2022-2023 academic year pending availability of funding. Areas of degree and experience noted. Other courses may be added as needed. See www.des.ucdavis.edu for full course descriptions.

ESP110 – Principle Environmental Science – Application of physical and chemical principles, ecological concepts, and systems approach to policy analysis of atmospheric environments, freshwater and marine environments, land use, energy supplies and technology, and other resources.

Other courses may be added as needed.

APPLICATIONS: Apply on-line at https:/(recruit.ucdavis.edu/ by December 28, 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.


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 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.

Preferred qualifications

University level teaching experience is highly desired.


Document requirements

  • Letter of Interest – (including summary of qualifications)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate Transcripts
  • Courses of Interest
  • Reprints or Other Examples of Scholarly or Professional Attainments and Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements

  • 0-3 required (contact information only)

Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05432

Help contact: katramos@ucdavis.edu


UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: â€śTo Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.






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