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Unit 18 Lecturer Academic Year 2021-2022, Dept of Plant Sciences

Application Window

Open date: August 23rd, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Sep 5, 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: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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

The Department of Plant Sciences offers temporary Lecturer positions in the f Plant Sciences. A list of courses that may be available during academic year 2021-2022 is provided below. Included are area of degree and experience required to effectively teach these courses. Courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.

APPOINTMENT DATES: Assignments vary according to type of course and percentage of appointment. Service periods are:
Fall Quarter 2020: September 20, 2021 – December 10, 2021
Winter Quarter 2021: January 03, 2021 – March 18, 2021
Spring Quarter 2021: March 24, 2021 – June 9, 2021

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in PLS, BIT, EHF, IAD, and/or HRT . Candidates may be asked to teach 1 to 2 courses for the year depending on programmatic need and candidate’s availability.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
Appropriate professional degree, e.g. doctorate or master’s degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework) at time of appointment.
Preferred:
Demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions which require professional as well as academic expertise. Temporary lecturers may be selected to fill teaching needs occasioned by leave of regular faculty or to enhance and compliment the strengths of faculty teaching related courses. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and course load.

COURSE AVAILABILITY: The following courses may be available for the 2021-2022 academic year pending availability of funding. Areas of degree and experience noted. Other courses will be added as needed.
See https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/pls and https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/international-agricultural-development-graduate-group for full course descriptions.

Ex. Fall 2021: PLS 120: Applied Statistics in Agricultural Science
Additional courses in PLS as needed.

APPLICATIONS: Due by 9/8/21 for first consideration; open until filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, list up to three references, and a cover letter that identifies which courses they are interested in teaching. Applicants may also submit a statement of teaching, reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments, teaching evaluations, and a statement of contribution to diversity. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarly or creative work at a later date.

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.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for differences. 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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 spaces.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    A. Master's Degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework) at time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

    B. Demonstrated teaching ability
    C. A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.
    D. Doctorate Degree

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04411

Help contact: craubach@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis