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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 $66,259 - $186,446, 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 22, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Jul 7, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 31, 2025 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, Ethics and Bias in Environmental Data Science and/or Environmental Science and Management. Areas of instruction may include Environmental Data Science, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Planning, Environmental Risk Management, Coastal/Marine Resources Management, Energy and Climate, Applied Population Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Environmental Economics, Business and Sustainability, Environmental Entrepreneurship, 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 from 17-33% 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.

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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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA