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2022-2023 Lecturer for Department of Human Ecology, Community and Regional Development Program

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329-$89,046

Application Window

Open date: October 27, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Nov 13, 2022 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: Monday, Oct 2, 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

Temporary positions are anticipated for lecturers in Community and Regional Development.
A list of courses that may be available during the 2022-2023 academic year are listed below. It is possible that courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.

See [] for brief course descriptions.

Salary and Appointment Level:

Commensurate with experience and course assignment. $64,329-181,015 annual rate.


Several appointments are made each year. The number of courses assigned for each appointment may vary depending on type of course and percentage of appointment.

Service dates are:

Winter Quarter 2023: January 6, 2023 – March 24, 2023
Spring Quarter 2022: March 30, 2023 – June 15, 2023

Courses which may be available 2022-2023 (subject to change):

CRD 1 - The Community
CRD 20 - Food Systems
CRD 118 - Technology & Society
CRD 140 - Dynamics of Regional Development
CRD 141 - Organization of Economic Space
CRD 142 - Rural Change in the Industrialized World
CRD 147 - Community Youth Development
CRD 150 - Quantitative Methods in Community Research
CRD 154 - Social Theory & Community Change
CRD 156 - Community Economic Development
CRD 164 - Theories of Orgs & Their Role in Community Change
CRD 171 - Housing & Housing Social Policy
CRD 180 - Transnational Community Development
CRD 200 - Planning for Health
CRD 250 - Professional Skills for Community Development

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach one or more lecture and/or practicum courses in the Community and Regional Development Unit of the Department of Human Ecology.

General Information:

The Community and Regional Development Unit of the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis, offers undergraduate majors leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Community & Regional Development, and Masters Degree in Community Development.

The Davis campus, third oldest in the ten-campus University of California system, offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The city of Davis is a progressive university town of about 65,622, located in the Sacramento Valley 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 15 miles west of Sacramento, California's capital.


Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of Human Ecology who had an appointment in 2021-2022 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of 11/13/2022 will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2022-2023 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before November 13, 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year. Interested persons should apply via [] by uploading a current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, reprints or other examples of scholarly and/or professional attainments, and identify the courses in which they are interested in teaching.

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Human Ecology 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. 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. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Appropriate professional degree [minimum requirement is a Masters (MA/MS) in Human Ecology, Community Regional Development, or equivalent discipline];
• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence; and
• A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to a subject area described in this announcement.

Preferred qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Human Ecology, Community Regional Development, or equivalent discipline

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching or other supporting documentation - A statement of teaching or reprints or other examples of scholarly or professional attainments.

  • 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.

  • List of Courses of Interest

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

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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:

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Job location

Davis, California