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UNIT 18 Lecturer for HYD150 - Water Law, Winter Quarter 2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 7th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Nov 8, 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: Friday, Jan 3, 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.

Description

UNIT 18 LECTURER POSITION

Department of Land, Air and Water Resources (LAWR) University of California, Davis

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources offers a temporary Lecturer position in – Water Law, HYD 150

Principles and issues of California Water Law. Types of water rights, groundwater rights and management, and protection of instream uses. Water projects, role of federal government and federal/state relations. Basic water quality acts, endangered species act, water transfers and current water issues.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Service periods are:

Winter Quarter 2020: January 3, 2020 to March 20, 2020

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach one upper division course in Water Law, HYD 150.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Criteria for appointment will be evidence of knowledge and experience in the practice of California Water Law, teaching excellence and knowledge/expertise in subject matter of the course content. A J.D. is required. The primary means of evaluating teaching ability and quality will be:

  1. Demonstrated practice of California water law and recognition in subject matter.
  2. Extent of teaching experience.
  3. Student evaluations (where available).

Expertise in subject matter is evaluated based on a candidate’s prior experience, academic training, publications, professional recommendations, and prior teaching (e.g. student ratings). Quality of expertise will be assessed from application material supplied, possible on-site visits, and/or special evaluation services through the TRC. Teaching experience will be evaluated by curriculum vitae and supporting documentation.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require professional as well as academic expertise.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

COURSE AVAILABILITY: The following course is available for Winter Quarter 2020

Water Law, HYD 150

The course requires 3 hrs of lecture per week (lectures can be taught in 2 (80 min) or 3 (50 min) sessions per week, with days and time TBD). Student enrollment is by consent of instructor or upper division standing. Typical student enrollment is 50-60 students; students typically have general backgrounds in environmental sciences.

Subject areas to include: Principles and issues of California water law including types of water rights, groundwater rights and management, and protection of instream uses; water projects, role of federal government and federal/state relations; and basic water quality acts, endangered species act, water transfers and current water issues.

See http://catalog.ucdavis.edu/programs/HYD/HYDcourses.html for full course description.

APPLICATIONS:

For full consideration, applications should submit the following:

  1. cover letter (optional),
  2. curriculum vita (required),
  3. contact information for 3 references (required) and
  4. statement of teaching proficiency (required).
  5. Reprints or other examples of scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations (optional)
  6. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (optional)

Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date.

Candidates must apply online by the specified closing date at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03200

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.

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Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

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

  • Statement of Teaching - Description of accomplishments and philosophy in Teaching

  • Reprints or other examples of scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)