Unit 18 Lecturer for HYD 144 - Groundwater Hydrology, Fall Quarter 2019
UNIT 18 LECTURER POSITION
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources (LAWR) University of California, Davis
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources offers a temporary Lecturer position in - Groundwater Hydrology, HYD 144 (4 units) Class description: Fundamentals of groundwater flow and contaminant hydrology. Occurrence, distribution, and movement of groundwater. Well-flow systems. Aquifer tests. Well construction operation and maintenance. Groundwater exploration and quality assessment. Agricultural threats to groundwater quality: fertilizers, pesticides, and salts (upper division). APPOINTMENT DATE: Service periods are: Fall Quarter 2019: September 23, 2019 - December 13, 2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one undergraduate/upper division course in Groundwater Hydrology, HYD 144 (4 units).
QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate professional degree, e.g., doctorate or master's degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework); demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in soil science or an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course. GENERAL INFORMATION: Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions which require professional as well as academic expertise. Temporary lecturers may be selected to fill teaching needs occasioned by leave of regular faculty or to enhance and compliment the strengths of faculty teaching related courses. Therefore, in any given year, open positions and requirements for individuals to fill them will vary.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and course load.
COURSE AVAILABILITY: The following course is available for Fall Quarter 2019
HYD 144, Groundwater Hydrology (4)
? The course requires 4 hrs of lecture per week (4 total lecture hours per week are taught in 3 x 50 min sessions plus 1 hour discussion, with days and time TBD). ? Class size up to 34 students; students typically have general backgrounds in environmental sciences. ? Subject areas to include: Groundwater and society in the global context; groundwater in the hydrologic cycle; geology and geography of groundwater; groundwater flow, assessment, and monitoring; well construction, well-flow systems, aquifer tests; groundwater quality and contaminant transport; groundwater law, regulations, and management (including sustainable groundwater management, agricultural groundwater quality regulations)..
For full consideration, applications must be received by August 20, 2019 (open until filled). Interested candidates should submit the following:
cover letter (optional),
curriculum vita (required),
contact information for 3 references (required) and
statement of teaching proficiency (optional).
Reprints or other examples of scholarly or professional attainments and teaching evaluations (optional)
Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Candidates must apply online at:
This position is 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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