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2022-2023 Lecturer Pool Recruitment

Application Window

Open date: January 3rd, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023 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 2022-2023 academic year. To see possible course descriptions, visit: https://law.ucdavis.edu/registrar/course-descriptions.html. Creating a new course is also a possibility.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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).

TO APPLY:
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 http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html 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.

SALARY:
The minimum starting salary for full-time Lecturer in the School of Law is $58,369 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.

EXPECTED DUTIES:
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 January 3, 2023; 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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • A J.D. degree or equivalent degree
  • A member of the bar in good standing or a judgeship
  • Possess exemplary professional experience in the substantive area of law covered by the course(s)

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • 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
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04606

Help contact: mlvasquez@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.

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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 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.