Human Ecology, Geography Lecturer

UC Regents - Davis, CA
UC Regents - Davis, CA
UC Regents - Davis, CA
Job Description

Temporary positions are anticipated for lecturers in Geography.
A list of courses that may be available during the 2019-2020 academic year can be accessed at the URL below. It is possible that courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.
Below is a link to courses in Geography (GEO):
Appointment Date:
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 2019: September 23, 2019 – December 13, 2019
Winter Quarter 2020: January 3, 2020 – March 20, 2020
Spring Quarter 2020: March 26, 2020 – June 11, 2020
Courses which may be available 2019-2020 (subject to change):
GEO 200AN: Geographical Concepts
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach one or more seminar or lecture courses in the Geography graduate program. Teaching may also involve field trips, projects and guest speakers. Candidates may be offered one to four courses for the year depending on programmatic need and candidate's availability.
Appropriate degree (e.g., MA, MS, or Ph.D. in Geography). Demonstrated teaching ability and experience. A developing record of creative, scholarly, or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area described in this announcement.
General Information:
The Geography Graduate Group (GGG) housed in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis, offers 6 courses annually. The GGG is an interdisciplinary academic program that spans 20 departments. We offer Masters and Ph.D. degree programs in Geography. 55 faculty from across the campus participate in the GGG.
Lecturers are sometimes hired to teach courses when full-time faculty are not available. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary according to permanent faculty teaching assignments. Positions may be full-time or part-time, depending on schedules and expertise.
The University of California enjoys a reputation for excellence that has attracted a distinguished faculty of scholars and scientists in all fields of study. UC Davis, the third oldest campus in the ten-campus University of California system, offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and is a major research university. The City of Davis is a progressive college town of about 65,622 and is recognized as a leader in energy conservation and growth management. It is located in the Sacramento valley 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 15 miles from Sacramento, California's capital.
Salary and Appointment Level:
Commensurate with experience and course assignment.
Applications may be submitted throughout the 2019-20 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before September 12, 2019 for the 2019-20 academic year. Interested persons should apply via by uploading a current curriculum vitae, contact information of 3 references, 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.
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


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

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • 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 for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • List of Courses of Interest

  • Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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