Permanent Faculty

There are no current Permanent Faculty positions available.

Temporary Teaching

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment.

The Environmental Studies Program, University of California – Santa Barbara, invites applications for our temporary lecturer positions.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of Environmental Studies and at least 3 years teaching experience OR 3 years professional experience in one or more of the following fields:

  • Coastal Law and Policy
  • Conservation Planning
  • Diet & Global Climate Change
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Endangered Species Management
  • Environmental Ecology
  • Environmental Econ & Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental History
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Politics & Policy
  • Environmental Risk and Vulnerability
  • Environmental Studies/Sciences
  • Food Security
  • Industrial Ecology

Preference will be given to applicants with a terminal degree (Ph.D., J.D. or M.F.A.) in at least one of the aforementioned fields.

For a complete listing of our courses, please go to:

To apply, please go to this following link:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching or professional contributions in their field. Applicants have the option of providing relevant teaching evaluations. Applicants should also provide contact information (name and email only) of three references.

Salary will be based on qualifications. The initial review date is December 1, 2020, and applications will be accepted throughout the academic year in order to staff courses as they become available. Applications will remain under consideration until October 31, 2021.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Career/Administrative Staff

There are no current Career Staff positions available.

Graduate Student


The Environmental Studies 2021-2022 TA pool is now open. Before submitting a Teaching Assistant Inquiry/Interest form, please read the following guidelines: 

  • By submitting this form, you will be added to a pool of graduate students who are interested in TAing with Environmental Studies.
  • You must be a registered graduate student in the quarter for which you are applying enrolled in a minimum of 8 units.
  • Your combined UCSB employment must not exceed 50% at the time of the TAship. 
  • If you accept a TA position with Environmental Studies you must inform your home department and ask if you are eligible. 
  • You understand that by submitting this form, you are not guaranteed a TA position in Environmental Studies.

Submit your ta form

The Environmental Studies 2021-2022 Readership pool is now open. A Reader renders diverse services as a 'course assistant,' which will normally include the grading of student papers and examinations. A Reader will not be given the responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant.

Submit your readership form

Research Staff/ Post Doc

There are no current Research Staff/ Post Doc positions available.

Undergraduate Student

There are no current Undergraduate Student positions available.