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Lecturer – Temporary Teaching Positions - Environmental Studies Program

Application Window

Open date: January 29th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Jul 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 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

The Environmental Studies Program, University of California – Santa Barbara, invites applications for our temporary lecturer positions.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of Environmental Studies and at least 3 years teaching experience OR 3 years professional experience preferably in one or more of the following fields:

• Coastal Law and Policy
• Conservation Planning
• Diet & Global Climate Change
• Ecological Restoration
• Endangered Species Management
• Environmental Ecology
• Environmental Econ & Policy
• Environmental Education
• Environmental History
• Environmental Law
• Environmental Politics & Policy
• Environmental Risk and Vulnerability
• Environmental Studies/Sciences
• Food Security
• Industrial Ecology

Preference will be given to applicants with a terminal degree (Ph.D., J.D. or M.F.A.) in at least one of the aforementioned fields.

For a complete listing of our courses, please go to:

To apply, please go to the following link:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching or professional contributions in their field. Applicants have the option of providing relevant teaching evaluations. Applicants should also provide contact information (name and email only) of three references.

Salary will be based on qualifications. The initial review date is February 11, 2021, and applications will be accepted throughout the academic year to staff courses as they become available. Applications will remain under consideration until October 31, 2021.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

For general inquiries on this search please contact:
Boris W. Palencia, Business Officer
Environmental Studies Program
4312 Bren Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California 93106-4160

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching or Professional Contribution

  • Relevant Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA