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Lecturer - Mathematics - College of Letters & Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2019
Last review date: Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 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: Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 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.


Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720

The UC Berkeley Department of Mathematics invites applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions for the Academic year of 2019-20 and Summer 2019. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the math department. Positions are temporary, and appointments are typically for one semester.

Lecturer in Summer Session appointments will be made for the eight-week session from June 22, 2019, through August 14, 2019.

Teaching Responsibilities: We seek outstanding lecturers capable of teaching one or more courses in the undergraduate Mathematics curriculum. Courses will be assigned on an as-needed basis. A listing of courses is available at sing/course-descriptions.

General duties: Lecturers are expected to teach classes, hold office hours, develop syllabi and assignments, write, administer, and grade exams, assign course grades and maintain course website(s). Other duties may be assigned by the Department Chair as necessary.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an advanced degree or be enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application. An advanced degree is required by the start date. A PhD in Mathematics or related field demonstrated excellence in teaching and documented experience in teaching at the college level is preferred.

Salary: The minimum annual full-time salary rate is $54,738 based on a full-time teaching load. The starting compensation for teaching one course in the summer is $6,021. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs through January 1, 2020. The math department typically reviews applications for Summer in April, for fall course needs in May and for spring course needs in November. Please, direct questions to Alev Hatay at

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via Letter writers will receive a URL from the online application system to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are requested and submitted in the online application system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via third parties such as dossier services or career centers, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action, policy see:

The University and Mathematics Department is committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


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

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Teaching Documentation - Teaching materials, such as past syllabi, and/or student evaluations

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, 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 if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to


Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required