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Lecturer for 2018-19 - Agricultural & Resource Economics

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 14th, 2018
Last review date: August 20th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 31st, 2019
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.

Description

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach courses in its undergraduate Managerial Economics major during the 2018-2019 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 Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty and the strength of its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department’s undergraduate Managerial Economics major is one of the largest on the UC Davis campus. 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.

Courses to be taught:
The following courses may be offered by lecturers during the 2018-19 academic year.

ARE 18 – Business Law
ARE 100A – Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production and Consumption
ARE 100B – Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets and Welfare Economics
ARE 106 – Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 119 – Intermediate Managerial Accounting
ARE 136 – Managerial Marketing
ARE 140 – Farm Management
ARE 142 – Personal Finance
ARE 145 – Farm and Rural Resources Appraisal
ARE 157 – Analysis for Operations and Production Management
ARE 171- Principles of Finance
ARE 172- Financial Management of the Firm

Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings. Expanded course descriptions may be viewed on the Department’s website: https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/are-courses-sc.

Responsibilities:
Teach one or more undergraduate courses in the Managerial Economics major, 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. University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Service Dates:
Fall Quarter 2018: September 24, 2018 – December 14, 2018
Winter Quarter 2019: January 4, 2018 – March 22, 2019
Spring Quarter 2019: March 28, 2018 – June 13, 2019

Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2018-19 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before August 20, 2018 for the 2018-19 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vita, a statement of contributions to diversity 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 http://recruit.ucdavis.edu.

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

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://are.ucdavis.edu/

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.

  • Evidence of Teaching Proficiency - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file 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.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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