Skip to main content

Lecturer Pool - Design, Wellness & Technology - Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 9th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 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, Aug 31, 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.


The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of temporary, part-time lecturer positions in Wellness and Digital Health Technology Innovations should an opening arise. We seek candidates that have experience to teach a 3-unit fall and/or spring course for undergraduates who have been selected for the Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovations, a one-year program that develops leadership, teaming, public health, technology innovation, and human centered design. This lecturer pool has been generated in case of need for temporary teaching for the Wellness and Digital Health Technology Innovations course. The number of positions may vary from semester to semester, depending upon the teaching needs of the School.

Candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: Public Health, Innovation, Design, Other health-technology, Human centered design, Student directed learning, Participatory design, Inclusive teaming and leadership, Experiential learning methods.

Job title: Lecturer, part time

Teaching Responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach a design, project based course for the Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovations at the undergraduate level. The Fung Fellowship brings together students from diverse backgrounds and majors to develop technology solutions to address public health challenges for kids and older adults.

General Duties: Curriculum development and teaching that involves an experiential approach to participatory learning that includes community engagement and innovative problem-solving. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include: hold office hours, assign grades, advise students, support community and industry partnerships and other opportunities for students, prepare course materials (e.g., syllabus) and maintain the course website with support from the graduate student instructor (GSI).

Basic qualifications: Bachelors or equivalent international degree required by date of application.

Additional qualifications: Masters degree or equivalent international degree required by the start date of the job, or industry experience of 5 or more years.

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching undergraduate-level innovation and design topics. An advanced degree, or equivalent degree, or 6 years work experience in the areas of Public Health, Design, or other health-technology related fields.

Salary: Full-time annual salary range of $63,788 - $159,045; commensurate with experience. Hiring for three units in both fall and spring semesters.

To apply, please go to:

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through August 31, 2020. We typically review applications for academic year teaching needs in January/February. Expected start dates are the beginning of each semester and the duration of the appointment is either one or two semesters, depending on course. If you wish to remain in the pool after August 31, 2020 you will need to reapply.

Please direct any questions to Jennifer Mangold, Director of Innovation & Partnerships, Fung Institute of Engineering Leadership, or 510-642-0457.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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 college seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Learn More

More information about this recruitment:


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching that includes experience and teaching philosophy.

  • 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

  • Sample Syllabus (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations - Evidence of teaching/course evaluations may be requested of the finalists.


  • Transcript of terminal degree - An official copy of transcript of terminal degree in this field may be requested of the finalists.


Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)