Lecturer in Ecology
University of California Davis
United States

Lecturer in Ecology

Job #JPF05978

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $62,455.00 - $175,742

Application Window

Open date: September 5, 2023

Next review date: Tuesday, Sep 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Aug 28, 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 lecturers in Human Development and Family Studies. Courses located in Davis, California AND virtual, depending on course.

A list of courses that may be available during the 2023-2024 academic year are listed below. It is possible that courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.

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

Salary and Appointment Level:

A reasonable estimate for this position is $62,455.00 - $175,742.


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: September 25 - December 17, 2023
Winter Quarter: January 5 - March 22, 2024
Spring Quarter: March 28 - June 13, 2024

Courses which may be available 2022-2023 (subject to change):

HDE 110V - Families on Communities [https://humanecology.ucdavis.edu/sites/g/files/dgvnsk161/files/inline-files/HDE%20110V%20Fall%202022%20-%20Hibel.pdf]

Please note, HDE 110V is a virtual course

HDE 120 - Research Methods [https://humanecology.ucdavis.edu/sites/g/files/dgvnsk161/files/inline-files/HDE%20120%20Sp23%20-%20Huo.pdf]ent

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach one or more lecture, lab, and/or practicum courses in the Human Development and Family Studies Unit of the Department of Human Ecology.

General Information:

The Human Development and Family Studies of the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis, offers undergraduate majors leading to the Bachelor of Science degrees in Health and Wellbeing, Children and Families, or the General track, and Masters Degrees in Child Development or Human Development.

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 about 65,622, located in the Sacramento Valley 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 15 miles west of Sacramento, California's capital.


Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of Human Ecology who had an appointment in 2022-2023 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of 9/12/2023 will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2022-2023 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before September 12, 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year. Interested persons should apply via [https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/] by uploading a current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, reprints or other examples of scholarly and/or professional attainments, and identify the courses in which they are interested in teaching.

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.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Appropriate professional degree [minimum requirement is a Masters (MA/MS) in Human Ecology, Human Development, Child Development, or equivalent discipline];
• 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. in Human Ecology, Community Regional Development, or equivalent discipline

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Please emphasize your statistical expertise in this document.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching or other supporting documentation - A statement of teaching or reprints or other examples of scholarly or professional attainments.

  • 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.

  • List of Courses of Interest

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05978

Help contact: cdhogan@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, California


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