Lecturer in Economics
University of California Davis
United States

Lecturer in Economics

Job #JPF06405
  • AG & RESOURCE ECONOMICS / COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES / UC Davis

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 -$91,718

Application Window

Open date: April 1, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Apr 14, 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

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach courses in its undergraduate Managerial Economics major during the 2024-2025 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course.

General Information:
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty and the strength of its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department’s undergraduate Managerial Economics major is one of the largest on the UC Davis campus. Lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require their professional or academic expertise and complement the courses taught by ladder faculty in the major.

Courses to be taught:
The following courses may be offered by lecturers during the 2024-2025 academic year.

ARE 18 – Business Law
ARE 100A – Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production and Consumption
ARE 100B – Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets and Welfare Economics
ARE 115A — Economic Development
ARE 106 – Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 118 - Tax Accounting
ARE 119 – Intermediate Managerial Accounting
ARE 136 – Managerial Marketing
ARE 143 — Investments
ARE 150 - Agricultural Labor
ARE 155 - Operations Research and Management Science
ARE 157 – Analysis for Operations and Production Management
ARE 171- Principles of Finance
ARE 172- Financial Management of the Firm

Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings. Expanded course descriptions may be viewed on the Department’s website: https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/are-courses-sc.

Responsibilities:
Teach one or more undergraduate courses in the Managerial Economics major, depending on programmatic need and the candidate’s experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.

Service Dates:
Fall Quarter 2024: September 23, 2024– December 13, 2024
Winter Quarter 2025: January 3, 2025 – March 21, 2025
Spring Quarter 2025: March 27, 2025 – June 12, 2025

Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.

Applications may be submitted throughout the 2024-2025 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before April 14, 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vita, a statement of contributions to diversity, and evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Candidates must apply online at http://recruit.ucdavis.edu.

First review will be for internal applicants who had an appointment in 2024-2025. If we do not make a hire from the internal applicants, we will consider external applicants who applied by the “Initial Review Date”. If we do not make a hire from the internal or external applicants who applied by the “Initial Review Date”, then an additional review date can be used and all applicants at that point are considered at the same time regardless of whether or not they are internal or external.

These positions are covered by collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The criterion for appointment is evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in the subject matter area. Individuals recruited should possess a post-baccalaureate degree in the relevant subject matter area or equivalent advanced coursework and professional expertise at time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available.

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

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Evidence of Teaching Proficiency - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc./Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06405

Help contact: kralexandra@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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