Lecturers in Earth and Planetary Sciences 2018-2019 University of California, Davis, Mathematical and Physical Sciences - Earth & Planetary Sciences United States

Lecturers in Earth and Planetary Sciences 2018-2019


  • Mathematical and Physical Sciences - EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES



Open date: June 14th, 2018
Last review date: November 9th, 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.


The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis, anticipates openings for part-time Lecturers to teach courses during the 2018-19 academic year contingent upon the instructional needs of the department. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in geology or a related field and have prior teaching experience at the college/university level. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Service dates are:
Fall Quarter 2018.....Service period: September 24 - December 14
Winter Quarter 2019.....Service period: January 4 - March 22
Spring Quarter 2019.....Service period: March 28 - June 13


• Minimum professional degree requirement is a Ph.D. in geology or related field.
• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence.
• A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement.


Lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions which require their professional as well as their academic expertise to meet the teaching needs occasioned by sabbatical leaves and/or leaves of absence of regular faculty or general instructional needs of the unit. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary. Lecturer appointments are subject to final approval from the Dean of the College of Letters & Science and/or budget availability.


To apply, go to the on-line UC Davis AP RECRUIT system: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02169. Please submit a curriculum vitae, a Letter of Interest, and the name and contact information of 1-3 teaching references. For more information about the UC Davis Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, visit http://geology.ucdavis.edu/index.php To ensure full consideration, applications should be completed and submitted by May 18, 2018.


The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Lecturer appointments are subject to final approval from the Dean of the College of Letters & Science and/or budget availability.



Davis, CA



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

  • Letter of Interest - Also describe which classes you would like to teach and the quarter.

  • 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
  • 1-3 required (contact information only)



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