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Temporary Teaching Positions, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Application Window

Open date: November 1, 2021

Most recent review date: Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 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: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 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

UCSB’s Bren School invites applications for temporary, part-time lecturers who can teach one or more graduate-level courses for master’s students pursuing professional degrees in Environmental Data Science and/or Environmental Science and Management. Areas of instruction may include Data Science, Conservation Planning, Environmental Planning, Biogeochemistry, Ecotoxicology, Energy and Climate, Water Policy, Environmental Negotiation, and Environmental Justice. Specific areas in Environmental Data Science include Ethics and Bias, Text and Sentiment Analysis, and Data Visualization.

Appointments are variable percentage (generally 17-33% time for one quarter) with the possibility of an annual reappointment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. At Bren, we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors; we embrace open, inclusive, and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have at least (1) a Master's Degree or (2) a Bachelor's Degree and three years of work experience in the environmental field.

Preferred qualifications

PhD in a relevant field and some teaching experience is preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations if available - If you have taught courses in the past and have teaching evaluations from those courses, please submit those along with your other materials.

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

References will be contacted only if the candidate becomes a finalist.

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA