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2020-2021 Lecturer -Agricultural & Resource Economics

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 1st, 2020

Last review date: Friday, May 22, 2020 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: Monday, Jan 18, 2021 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

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach courses in its undergraduate Managerial Economics major during the 2020-2021 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 Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty and the strength of its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department’s undergraduate Managerial Economics major is one of the largest on the UC Davis campus. 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.

Courses to be taught:
The following courses may be offered by lecturers during the 2020-2021 academic year.

ARE 18 – Business Law
ARE 100A – Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production and Consumption
ARE 100B – Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets and Welfare Economics
ARE 106 – Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 118 - Tax Accounting
ARE 119 – Intermediate Managerial Accounting
ARE 136 – Managerial Marketing
ARE 155 - Operations Research and Management Science
ARE 157 – Analysis for Operations and Production Management
ARE 171- Principles of Finance
ARE 172- Financial Management of the Firm

Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings. Expanded course descriptions may be viewed on the Department’s website: https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/are-courses-sc.

Responsibilities:
Teach one or more undergraduate courses in the Managerial Economics major, 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. University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Service Dates:
Fall Quarter 2020: September 28, 2020– December 18, 2020
Winter Quarter 2021: January 4, 2021 – March 19, 2021
Spring Quarter 2021: March 25, 2021 – June 10, 2021

Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2020-2021 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before May 22, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vita, a statement of contributions to diversity 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 http://recruit.ucdavis.edu.

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.

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Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://are.ucdavis.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.

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

  • 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.

  • Evidence of Teaching Proficiency - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc./Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required