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Temporary Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 15th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Apr 12, 2019 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: Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 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 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis seeks to recruit a pool of part-time Temporary Lecturers to teach undergraduate courses. These positions are dependent upon instructional needs.

Salary and appointment level are commensurate with experience. Actual salary is based on percentage of appointment: One four-unit course = 33% appointment. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Courses which may be available are listed at For brief course descriptions, see the following links.

Candidates must have a Master's degree, or preferably a PhD, in Civil Engineering or a closely related field, be committed to excellence in teaching, and have demonstrated instructional experience. The ability to present that material effectively, which includes stimulating interest in and critical thought regarding the subject matter, is necessary.

Criteria for appointment and reappointment will be evidence of teaching excellence (or, for first-time, relatively inexperienced candidates, the potential for excellence) in terms of the ability to present course material effectively, which includes stimulating interest in and critical thought regarding the subject matter is necessary.

Expertise in the subject matter may be evaluated based on the candidates’ academic training, publications, professional experience, external references, and prior achievement in teaching. Quality of teaching will be assessed on the basis of student and/or peer evaluations.

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) are strictly

prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis -- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting college.

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.

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Job location

Davis, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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.

  • Teaching Evaluations (If Available) (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)