Lecturer in Enviromental Science
University of California Davis
United States

Lecturer in Enviromental Science


Job #JPF05940

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $91,718

Application Window

Open date: August 22, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Sep 22, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Aug 21, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

Temporary positions are anticipated for instructors to teach courses in areas such as Companion Animal Care, Reproductive Physiology, Physiology Reproductive Lab, Animal Nutrition, and Dairy Cattle Production.

A list of the courses that may be available during 2023-2024 academic year is included. It is possible that courses may be added to or deleted from
this list as the year progresses.

Courses in Animal Science expected to be taught in the 2023-2024 academic year pending availability of funding:

ANS 142 Companion Animal Care
NPB 121 Reproductive Physiology
NPB 121L Physiology Reproductive Lab
NUT 115 Animal Nutrition
ANS 146 Dairy Cattle Production
ABI 103 Animal Biochemistry & Metabolism

See [https://catalog.ucdavis.edu/] for brief course descriptions.

Appointment Dates
Several appointments are made each year. The number of courses assigned for each appointment may vary depending on type of course and percentage of appointment. Service dates are:
Fall Quarter 2023: September 25 - December 15
Winter Quarter 2024: January 5 – March 22
Spring Quarter 2024: March 28 – June 13

Reappointment is possible upon demonstrated competence and based on established criteria.

Duties and Responsibilities
Teach one or more lecture courses in the Animal Science major. teaching may also involve special observational projects or guest speakers.

General Information
The Davis campus, third oldest in the ten-campus University of California system, offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional
programs. The city of Davis is a progressive university town of 65,622 located in the Sacramento Valley, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 15
miles west of Sacramento, California’s capital.

Salary and Appointment Level
Commensurate with experience and course assignment.

Review of applications will begin August 2023; open until filled. Interested persons should upload a current curriculum vitae, three reference
letters, identify the courses which they are interested in teaching, submit reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments,
statement of teaching, student evaluations, and statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion to [https://recruit.ucdavis.edu]. Criteria
for appointment will be evidence of teaching excellence (or, for first time, relatively inexperienced candidates, the potential for excellence) in terms
of (a) rigorous and intellectually challenging course content, and (b) the ability to present that material effectively, i.e., stimulating interest in and
critical thought regarding the subject matter.

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Animal Science 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

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to Everett Wilson, AA/EEO Coordinator, Office of the
Provost, 536 Mrak Hall, 530-752-7154 or FAX 530-752-6359. – need to ask HR to update this information


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Appropriate professional degree, minimum requirement is Masters at time of appointment in Animal Science or equivalent discipline.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

-Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence; and
-A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise
related to a subject area described in this announcement.

Preferred qualifications

Ph.D. is preferred, e.g., Animal Science or equivalent discipline

Application Requirements

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Student Evaluations - Please provide copies of student evaluations from
    previous teaching experiences. (Example: teaching
    assistant, associate instructor, and lecturer).

  • Reprints or other Examples of Scholarly or Professional Attainments

  • List of Courses - Please submit a list of courses you would be interested in teaching.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05940

Help contact: syoranchak@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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 UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA

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