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UC Davis School of Education 2021-22 Lecturer Pool

Application Window

Open date: November 3rd, 2021

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Dec 8, 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 UC Davis School of Education invites applications for a pool of primarily part-time lecturers, should an opening arise, across several programs: Undergraduate, Teacher Credential, and Doctorates in Education (PhD) and Educational Leadership (EdD). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each year. These are quarterly positions and are for the quarter of appointment only in most cases (exceptions being for two- or three-quarter sequences). Reappointment, if any, is based solely on instructional need. Each lecturer must undergo an annual review, the outcome of which must be positive before a lecturer can be considered for reappointment. Candidates should be competent to conduct instruction independently and without supervision, as well as to supervise and work collaboratively with teaching assistants assigned to their courses (if any). Lecturers will also receive training in UC Davis’ course management system and are expected to calculate and enter grades for their students. Specific qualification requirements for individual programs are listed below.

Undergraduate Program Lecturers:

  • Master's degree or completion of 30 units of graduate work
  • Coursework or other scholarly preparation relevant to the course assigned
  • Minimum of one year teaching experience in higher education (including any time served as a teaching assistant)

Teacher Credential Program Lecturers:

  • Master's degree or completion of 30 units of graduate work
  • Coursework or other scholarly preparation relevant to the course assigned
  • Preferred – teaching experience in K-12 public schools

Capitol Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL) Lecturers:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) in Education, Human Resources, Law, or other related field
  • Coursework, other scholarly preparation, and/or career experience relevant to the course assigned
  • Preferred – leadership experience in K-12, higher education, or public/private sector

PhD in Education Lecturers:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) in field relevant to course coverage (Education, Psychology, Linguistics, Psychometrics, Statistics, etc.)
  • Coursework or other scholarly preparation relevant to the course assigned
  • Preferred – teaching experience in higher education (including experience as a Teaching Assistant)

Note that positions are typically filled in spring/summer for the following academic year, but openings may occur throughout the year and can be filled as needed from applications in this pool. Qualified applicants will be identified from this pool when needs arise; you are encouraged to apply immediately to ensure consideration. Since courses vary in terms of content and emphasis, being explicit in your cover letter about your areas of expertise will help to ensure you are considered to teach in those areas.

When submitting an application, please indicate which program(s) you are applying for, and also specify in your cover letter how you meet the above qualifications for the position(s).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Master's degree or completion of 30 units of graduate work

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Coursework or other scholarly preparation relevant to the course assigned

Undergraduate Program Lecturers:

  • Minimum of one year teaching experience in higher education (including any time served as a teaching assistant)

Capitol Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL) Lecturers:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) in Education, Human Resources, Law, or other related field

PhD in Education Lecturers:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) in field relevant to course coverage (Education, Psychology, Linguistics, Psychometrics, Statistics, etc.)
Preferred qualifications

Teacher Credential Program Lecturers:

  • Teaching experience in K-12 public schools

Capitol Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL) Lecturers:

  • Leadership experience in K-12, higher education, or public/private sector

PhD in Education Lecturers:

  • Teaching experience in higher education (including experience as a teaching assistant)

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Curriculum Vitae, should include the following:

    a. Previous applicable employment: Full account of time from the date of first academic (or otherwise relevant) employment up to the present, including any periods when the appointee may not have been employed. Any/all previous University of California employment must be included.
    b. Degrees or certificates: Include dates of attendance; name of school, college, university or hospital (intern & resident); location; major subject or field; degree or certificate awarded; and date received.
    c. Memberships (if any): List memberships in scholarly societies, accreditation boards, civic organizations, etc. You may exclude any organization the name or character of which may indicate the race, religion, or national origin of its members.
    d. Honors and Awards (if any): List honors or awards such as Fulbright grants, Woodrow Wilson scholarships, special lectureships, medals, etc., and dates received.
    e. Published Writings and/or Creative Activities (if any): List all published writings and/or creative activities.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (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.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04534

Help contact: soeacademicpersonnel@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

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

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 should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA and Greater Sacramento Area