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Temporary Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329 -$83,934.

Application Window

Open date: April 4, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jul 13, 2023 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: Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024 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 Civil and Environmental Engineering. A list of courses that may be available during 2023-2024 academic years is attached. An updated list is available on the department website at Courses will be conducted in person on the main UC Davis Campus in Davis, CA

Appointment Date: Several appointments may be made each year. A selected candidate will be assigned only one course in any quarter. Service dates are:

  • Fall Quarter 2023: September 25, 2023 – December 15, 2023
  • Winter Quarter 2024: January 5, 2024 – March 22, 2024
  • Spring Quarter 2024: March 28, 2024– June 13, 2024

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach one or more lecture and/or laboratory courses in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering during the academic year but not more than a single course in any quarter.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Minimum professional degree requirement is a Master’s, or preferably a PhD, in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or extensive university-level/higher education teaching experience in a relevant area; although exceptions may be made for exceptional candidates with strong and relevant experience in both practice and teaching
• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence, and a commitment to inclusive and quality undergraduate education.
• Salary and appointment level will be commensurate with experience and course assignment

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

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

  • Courses Interested in Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

  • Course Syllabi (Optional)

  • Evidence of Professional Attainment: Certificates (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Davis, CA