Ocean Sciences: Lecturer Pool; University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

The Department of Ocean Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time lecturers who may be appointed to teach various introductory courses. Course topics include all areas of oceanography, including biological, chemical, and physical oceanography, and marine biology and geology.

These courses are designed to meet campus general education requirements; standard texts and/or readers may be used for these classes. Teaching assistants (TAs) may be assigned to assist instructors and will be supervised by the instructor.

All areas and subspecialties of ocean and marine sciences and ecology will be seriously considered. Applicants with evidence of teaching (including TA) experience at the university level and/or proven undergraduate teaching skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties


Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses thelecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.

Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in ocean, marine, or atmospheric sciences or a related field at the time of application.

Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters). Appointments may also be made during Summer Session.

Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00889
Please refer to Position # JPF00889-21P in all correspondence.

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of three [3] are required and a maximum of five [5] will be accepted). Please note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through July 9, 2021. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2020 through fall quarter 2021. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.

Organization: University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC

Job Location: Santa Cruz, California

Duration: Part Time

Application Deadline: Friday, July 9, 2021

Application Website: Apply here