UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Position Available: Lecturer for 2016-17

Feb. 4, 2016

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 2016-17 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 summer 2016 term or the 2016-17 academic year.
ARE 100A - Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production and Consumption
ARE 100B - Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets and Welfare Economics
ARE 106 – Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 119 – Intermediate Managerial Accounting
ARE 130 – Agricultural Markets
ARE 136 – Managerial Marketing
ARE 140 – Farm Management
ARE 171A – Financial Management of the Firm
ARE 171B – 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.


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.

Essential Qualifications

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. University level teaching experience is highly desired.

Service Dates

Summer Session I 2016: June 20, 2016 – July 29, 2016
Summer Session II 2016: August 1, 2016 – September 9, 2016
Fall Quarter 2016: September 19, 2016 – December 9, 2016
Winter Quarter 2017: January 6, 2017 – March 24, 2017
Spring Quarter 2017: March 30, 2017 – June 15, 2017


Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.
Applications may be submitted throughout the 2016-17 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before February 29, 2016 for summer 2016 and before June 1, 2016 for the 2016-17 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vita, 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 https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00829

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.

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