Lecturer – Muir College Environmental Studies

University of California, San Diego

Lecturer – Muir College Environmental Studies
University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$100,224. ​

The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position:https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf.

Application Window

Open date: February 29, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 29, 2024 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: Friday, Feb 28, 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

The Environmental Studies minor program with John Muir College at UC San Diego is looking for a Lecturer with teaching experience in Environmental Studies, from a variety of perspectives: e.g., natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and policy. The full list of courses offered by the Environmental Studies minor can be found online: https://catalog.ucsd.edu/courses/ENVR.htmlWe are particularly interested in lecturers who can integrate topics in environmental justice and climate change with a qualitative approach to natural sciences; and lecturers who have a critical approach to the concept of “wilderness” from Indigenous and decolonial perspectives. For more information related to John Muir College please visit: [https://muir.ucsd.edu/]Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: [https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03250]

Teaching evaluations may be requested if the applicant is selected as a top candidate.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

  • ABD or terminal degree in Environmental Studies, Ecology or other related fields.
  • Demonstrable experience or ability to work and engage with campus colleagues and students in an academic environment representing diverse backgrounds and interests.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

  • PhD and/or terminal degree in Environmental Studies, Ecology or other related fields.

Preferred qualifications

  • One year teaching experience in Environmental Studies, Ecology or other related fields within a University setting, encompassing a diverse range of perspectives such as humanities, social sciences, policy, and natural sciences, depending on the available positions for various courses.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. Refer to our Faculty Equity (https://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html) site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Sample Syllabi (Optional)
  • Teaching Evaluations – Most recent teaching evaluations (including student comments, if available). If not available, upload a letter of reference on your teaching ability
Reference requirements

  • 2-3 required (contact information only)
2 references required and 1 optional (contact information only)Please submit the contact information of 2-3 references only.
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03897

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About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

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Job location
San Diego, CA

To apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03897


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