Lecturer in Environmental Science and Policy

Aug 11, 2016 Chris diMuro
The department of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis offers Temporary Lecturer positions in the following major areas: Environmental Science and Management; Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning. A list of courses that may be available during academic year 2016-2017 appears below. 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 2016: September 19, 2016 -December 2, 2016 Winter Quarter 2017: January 6, 2017 - March 17, 2017 Spring Quarter 2017: March 30, 2016 - June 8, 2017 RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in Environmental Science and Policy. Candidates may be asked to teach one to two courses for the year depending on programmatic need and candidate's availability. QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate professional degree, e.g. Doctorate; or Master's degree and prior professional success and recognition for excellence; or Thirty (30) units of graduate coursework and prior professional success and recognition for excellence; a demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course. SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. COURSE AVAILABILITY : The following courses may be available for the 2016-2017 academic year pending availability of funding. Areas of degree and experience noted. Other courses may be added as needed. See http:www.des.ucdavis.edu for full course descriptions. ESP 161, Environmental Law. Introduction for non-Law School students to some of the principal issues in environmental law and the judicial interpretation of some important environmental statutes, e.g., NEPA. ESP171, Urban & Regional Planning. How cities plan for growth in ways that minimize environmental harm. Standard city planning tools (general plan, zoning ordinance) and innovative new approaches. Focus on planning requirements and practices in California. Relationships between local, regional, state, and federal policy. ESP 178, Applied Research Methods. Research methods for analysis of urban or regional land use, transportation, and environmental problems. Survey research and other data collection techniques; demographic analysis; basic forecasting, air quality, and transportation models. Collection, interpretation, and critical evaluation of data. ESP 179, Environmental Impact Assessment. Introduction to the information resources and methods typically used in environmental impact analysis. Emphasis on how environmental information is applied to planning, environmental regulation, and public policymaking, with case studies from California land use and natural resource policy. Other courses may be added as needed. APPLICATIONS: Apply on-line at https:/(recruit.ucdavis.edu/ by September 1, 2016 for first consideration; open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest (including summary of qualifications), curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, up to three reference letters (optional), 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. ·
Application period Aug 11, 2016 10:15 AM to
Sep 01, 2016 10:15 AM
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Aug 11, 2016 10:15 AM to
Sep 01, 2016 10:15 AM


Environmental Science and Policy

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