Unit 18 Lecturer Academic Year 2019-2020, Dept of Plant Sciences
The Department of Plant Sciences offers temporary Lecturer positions in the following major areas: International Ag Development and Plant Sciences. A list of courses that may be available during academic year 2019-20 are listed below. Included are area of degree and experience required to effectively teach these courses. Courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.
APPOINTMENT DATE: Assignments vary according to type of course and percentage of appointment. Service periods are: Fall Quarter 2019: September 23, 2019 - December 13, 2019 Winter Quarter 2020: January 03, 2020 - March 20, 2020 Spring Quarter 2020: March 26, 2020 - June 11, 2020
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in IAD or PLS as well as graduate courses in IAD. Candidates may be asked to teach 1 to 2 courses for the year depending on programmatic need and candidate's availability.
QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate professional degree, e.g. doctorate or master's degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework); demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions which require professional as well as academic expertise. Temporary lecturers may be selected to fill teaching needs occasioned by leave of regular faculty or to enhance and compliment the strengths of faculty teaching related courses. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and course load.
APPLICATIONS: Due by 07/31/2019 for first consideration; open until filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, list three references, identify which courses they are interested in teaching, and submit reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarly or creative work at a later date. This position is covered by collective bargaining agreement. 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.
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