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Lecturer in Civil & Environmental Engineering: Academic Year 2024-2025

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable estimate for an initial appointment is $66,259. See Unit 18 Lecturer table for the salary range for this position. Salary is prorated in accordance instructional workload calculation.
Anticipated start: Anticipated Start Date Varies by term:
Academic Year: 7/1/2024 – 6/30/2025
Fall Semester: 8/1/2024 – 12/31/2024
Spring Semester: 1/1/2025 – 5/31/2025
Review timeline: Duration through Academic Year: 2024-25

Application Window

Open date: March 11, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 25, 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: Monday, Mar 3, 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 School of Engineering anticipates hiring full and part-time lecturers positions to teach the following courses in Civil & Environmental Engineering for AY 2024-2025:

ENVE 20 Introduction to Environmental Science & Technology
ENVE 100 Environmental Chemistry
ENVE 130 Meteorology and Air Pollution
ENGR 155 Engineering Economics
ENGR 180 Spatial Analysis
Other courses as needed

See catalog for course descriptions:

In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding regular posted office hours (minimum 2 hours/week), and evaluating student work and exams, and calculating and posting grades. The instructor may also be required to hold discussion sections or supervise a graduate student teaching assistant, reader, or remedial tutor.

This is a limited-term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information:

Appointments for AY 2024/2025 and/or Fall 2024 semester are reviewed in April, and for Spring 2025 semester are reviewed in October. The posting will remain open through February 2025 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants.

Academic Year: 7/1/2024 – 6/30/2025
Fall Semester: 8/1/2024 – 12/31/2024
Spring Semester: 1/1/2025 – 5/31/2025


Basic qualifications

Advanced degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering or related field and experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching that demonstrates broad experience working with students of different abilities, ethnic backgrounds, and educational attainment.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how you have approached or would approach teaching the courses that you wish to teach.

    Please also indicate subject area of interest regarding teaching.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity

  • Teaching Evaluation - Most recent

  • Sample Syllabus (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Please provide a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.

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About UC Merced

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

The University of California, Merced 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, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Please refer to the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy.

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. This includes the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs:

Job location

Merced, CA