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Lecturer Pool - Department of Bioengineering - College of Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 17th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Feb 28, 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: Friday, Oct 30, 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 Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. These are not tenure-track positions - selected candidates will hold the title of Lecturer. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Instructors teaching one course with three hours of lecture per week will normally be appointed at 33% time during the semester; exact percentages depend on contact hours and other assigned duties. Due to budget restrictions, no funding is available for visa or relocation expenses.
In addition to lecturing responsibilities, general duties for these positions typically include managing and supporting Graduate Student Instructors, holding office hours, running laboratories and demonstrations, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus) and maintaining a course website.
Basic qualifications: Bachelor's or equivalent international degree at the time of application.
Additional qualifications: The following additional qualifications are required by the start date of the job. Advanced degree or five years teaching and/or industry experience.
Preferred qualifications: : Advanced degree. Also preferred: teaching experience. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.A.
Salary Range: $61,930 -$162,227. Starting salary will be commensurate with degrees currently held, past college-level teaching, industry experience and equity within the department. Contact information for two references is required.
The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.
UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
To apply, please go to the following link:
The posting will remain open until October 30, 2020 to accommodate upcoming Department course needs. Candidates under consideration will be contacted by our department. The pool will close on October 30, 2020; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application. 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.
Please direct questions to Alison Rath,
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


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

  • Statement of Teaching - The teaching statement should include teaching experience (classroom size, format, challenges, and diversity). Include evaluations if available, and a list of courses you are qualified to teach (

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)