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Temporary Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 27th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Sep 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 1, 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.


Position Description
Temporary positions are anticipated for lecturers in Civil and Environmental Engineering. A list of courses that may be available during 2020-2021 academic years is attached. An updated list is available on the department website at

Appointment Date: Several appointments may be made each year. A selected candidate will be assigned only one course in any quarter. Service dates are:

Fall Quarter 2019: October 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Winter Quarter 2020: January 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021
Spring Quarter 2020: April 1, 2021– June 30, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach one or more lecture and/or laboratory courses in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering during the academic year but not more than a single course in any quarter.

• Minimum professional degree requirement is a Master’s, or preferably a PhD, in Civil Engineering or equivalent degree
• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence, and a commitment to quality undergraduate education.

Salary and appointment level will be commensurate with experience and course assignment

Interested persons should submit curriculum vita, and names of three references, identify the courses that they are interested in teaching, and submit details of their scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations (if available). An on-line application process will be implemented to facilitate document submittal and review. Applications will be reviewed for completeness; candidates will be informed if their applications are incomplete and given a reasonable amount of time to provide any missing materials. Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Inquiries are to be submitted to:
Department Chair,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of California Davis,
One Shields Avenue,
Davis CA 95616

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

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