Earth & Planetary Sciences, Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
United States


The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department [] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach all areas of geosciences (including geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing with applications in the geosciences). Applicants with expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: Geology; Geochemistry, mineralogy; Geophysics and seismology; Geomorphology


The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.






Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.




Ph.D. or equivalent (or equivalent foreign degree) in in an area of Earth and/or Planetary Sciences at the time of application

Teaching experience demonstrated by college level teaching experience, TA experience, research presentations, and/or professional development training seminars


Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.



Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.



Please refer to Position # JPF00598-19P in all correspondence.




Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)

Curriculum vitae (required)

Sample course materials such as course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc. (one is required and a maximum of three will be accepted)

Course evaluations (optional, a maximum of three sets of teaching evaluations will be accepted

Diversity statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching (optional) Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at

Reference Requirement

Applicants must provide the names and contact information for three references. The hiring unit will request confidential letters* from the references of those applicants who are under serious consideration. Please note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.


*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at



Applications for this recruitment will be accepted beginning August 10, 2018 through June 1, 2020. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2021. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.


Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.


UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.


If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.







Santa Cruz, CA


Document requirements

Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position


Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.


Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.


Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.



Sample course materials - E.g., course syllabi, handouts, lecture slides, exams, etc.



Course evaluations (Optional)


Course evaluations (Optional)


Course evaluations (Optional)


Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching.



Reference requirements

3 required (contact information only)

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