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2021-2022 Lecturer Pool Recruitment

Application Window

Open date: January 4th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Oct 1, 2021 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, Dec 31, 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

This is a pool recruitment for academic, non-tenure track, limited-term appointments for part-time Lecturer positions. We are seeking qualified candidates with current knowledge and work experience who can create an interactive and engaging learning environment for students. Lecturer positions are dependent upon instructional needs for the 2021-2022 academic year. To see possible course descriptions, visit: Creating a new course is also a possibility.

Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree, be a member of the bar in good standing or be a Judge, and possess exemplary professional experience in the substantive area of law covered by the course(s).

A complete application will include (1) Cover Letter -- provide a concise description of proposed course(s) seeking to teach and qualifications to be considered, if there is an opening; (2) Current Curriculum Vitae; (3) Statement of Contributions to Diversity will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested; (4) Statement of Teaching (Optional), however if teaching has been done before, please provide a statement of what course(s) have been taught; (5) Student Evaluation Sample (Optional), If teaching has been done before, provide a sample of student evaluation(s); and (6) the names, addresses, including email addresses of 3 professional references.

The minimum starting salary for full-time Lecturer in the School of Law is $57,791 annually, but may be higher depending on a number of factors including experience, qualifications and course assignment. Salary will be prorated based on percent of appointment for part-time Lecturer positions. The percent of appointment depends on the type and number of courses assigned.

General responsibilities include: Teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and other duties as assigned.

Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and the timing of decisions will vary according to a variety of factors including curricular need and course scheduling. Candidates under consideration will be contacted by the School of Law. The applicant pool will close on December 31, 2021; candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching - If teaching has been done before, please provide a statement of what course(s) have been taught in the cover letter.

  • Student Evaluation Sample - If teaching has been done, please upload sample evaluation(s).

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)