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Teaching Positions, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Position overview

Salary range: See Table 15 ( for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $64,329 - $181,015, dependent on level of experience. Percent appointments may vary.
Percent time: Appointments are variable percentage (generally 17-33% time for one quarter).

Application Window

Open date: April 11, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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 Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach one or more graduate-level courses for master’s students pursuing professional degrees in Environmental Data Science and/or Environmental Science and Management in Environmental Data Science, Advanced Data Analysis, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Data Visualization, Environmental Planning, Life Cycle Assessment, Business and the Environment, Energy and Climate, Applied Population Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Microbial Processes, Environmental Economics, Cost Benefit Analysis, Environmental Justice, Environmental Communication, and Environmental Negotiation. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The availability of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from17-33% time for one quarter. Appointments are variable percentage (generally ) 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.

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2024 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on April 1, 2024; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the next review date specified in UC Recruit to indicate the next potential upcoming opening. If there is no future review date showing, your application may not be considered at this time.


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.

Training and experience teaching in the relevant field.

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 Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (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