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Lecturer - Department of Mathematics - College of Letters & Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 13th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, May 31, 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, Jan 8, 2021 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 Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified part-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions for Academic year of 2020-21 and Summer 2020. 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. Positions may range from 50% to 100% time.

Lecturer in Summer Session appointments will be made for the eight-week session from June 22, 2020 through August 14, 2020.

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

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.

Basic Qualifications (by the time of application): Applicants must have an advanced degree or be enrolled in an advanced degree program.

Additional Qualifications (by start date): An advanced degree is required by the start date.

Preferred Qualifications: A PhD (or equivalent international degree) 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 $56,381 based on a full-time teaching load. The starting compensation for teaching one course in the summer is $6,201. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Appointments for the fall semester are usually reviewed in May, for the spring semester in November, and for Summer in April.

This position is represented by the bargaining unit.

To apply, please go to the following link:

Two letters of recommendation are required; a third letter of recommendation is optional. 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 when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

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 Alev Hatay at

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 Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or other related activities.

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

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