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2018-19 Lecturer- EPM Program Environmental Science and Policy

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 1st, 2018
Last review date: Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 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, Jun 30, 2019 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.


The Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM) program at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach a course in Environmental Law during the 2018-2019 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course.

General Information:
The EPM program at UC Davis is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty. Lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require their professional or academic expertise and complement the courses taught by ladder faculty in the major.

Core Courses:
ENV 201 - Environmental Law
ENV 202 - Strategies of Environmental Administration and Management
ENV 203 A, B - Policy Clinic
ENV 297 - Professional Development Seminar

For course descriptions, please visit the Environmental Policy & Management section at this link:

Appointment Date:
Fall Quarter 2018: September 24, 2018 – December 14, 2018
Winter Quarter 2019: January 4, 2019 – March 22, 2019
Spring Quarter 2019: March 28, 2019 – June 13, 2019

Teach one or more masters courses in the EPM program, depending on programmatic need and the candidate’s experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
The criterion for appointment is evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in the subject matter area. Individuals recruited should possess a post-baccalaureate degree in the relevant subject matter area or equivalent advanced coursework and professional expertise.

Preferred Qualifications:
University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.
Applications may be submitted throughout the 2018-19 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before July 31, 2018 for the 2018-19 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, contact information for two references, a curriculum vita, and evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Candidates must apply online at

These positions are 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.
UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Include course preferences and quarters available

  • Statement of Teaching Proficiency

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)