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2017-18 Lecturer - EPM Program Environmental Science and Policy

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The Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM) program at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach a course in Environmental Law during the 2017-2018 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course.

General Information:
The EPM program at UC Davis is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty. Lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require their professional or academic expertise and complement the courses taught by ladder faculty in the major.

Core Courses:
ENV 201 - Environmental Law
ENV 202 - Strategies of Environmental Administration and Management
ENV 203 A, B - Policy Clinic
ENV 297 - Professional Development Seminar

For course descriptions, please visit the Environmental Policy & Management section at this link:

Appointment Date:
Fall Quarter 2017: September 25, 2017 – December 15, 2017
Winter Quarter 2018: January 5, 2018 – March 23, 2018
Spring Quarter 2018: March 29, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Teach one or more masters courses in the EPM program, depending on programmatic need and the candidate’s experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
The criterion for appointment is evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in the subject matter area. Individuals recruited should possess a post-baccalaureate degree in the relevant subject matter area or equivalent advanced coursework and professional expertise.

Preferred Qualifications:
University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.
Applications may be submitted throughout the 2017-18 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before September 14, 2017 for the 2017-18 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, contact information for two references, a curriculum vita, and evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Candidates must apply online at

These positions are 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.
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 space.

Job location

Davis, CA


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

  • Cover Letter - Include course preferences and quarters available

  • Evidence of Teaching Proficiency

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)