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2018 Summer Session Lecturer-Human Development and Family Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 25th, 2018
Last review date: May 31st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 31st, 2018
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.


Temporary positions are anticipated for lecturers in the major areas of Human Development. A list of courses that may be available during summer session 2018 is below.

Appointment Dates:
Several appointments are made for summer session. The number of courses assigned for each appointment may vary depending on type of course and percentage of appointment. Service dates are:

• Summer Session I 2018 Monday, June 25 – Friday, August 3
• Summer Session II 2018 Monday, August 6 – Friday, September 14

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach one or more summer courses for the Human Development program in the Department of Human Ecology.

• Appropriate professional degree [minimum requirement is Masters, Ph.D. is preferred], e.g., in psychology, human development, or equivalent discipline.
• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence.
• A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to a subject area described in this announcement.

Courses which may be available summer 2018 (subject to change):
Human Development and Family Studies:
Summer Session I 2018:
• HDE 12 Human Sexuality
• HDE 100A Infancy and Early Childhood
• HDE 101/ PCS 141 Cognitive Development
• HDE 110 Contemporary American Family
• HDE 120 Research Methods in Human Development
Summer Session II 2018
• HDE 100B Middle Childhood and Adolescence

• HDE 100C Adulthood and aging
• HDE 102/ PCS 142 Social And Personal Development
• HDE 103 Cross-Cultural Study of Children
• HDE 160 Social Aspects of Aging
See for brief course descriptions.

Review of applications will begin May 31, 2018; open until filled. Interested candidates should submit materials via including curriculum vitae, names, addresses and phone numbers of three references, a letter of interest identifying the courses that they are interested in teaching, and submit reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations.

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.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the AA/EEO Coordinator, Office of the Provost, 530-752-7154 or FAX 530-752-6359.

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

  • Letter of Interest - Identify the courses that you are interested in teaching.

  • Evidence of Teaching Experience

  • Evidence of Professional Attainment

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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. (Optional)

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

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