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Lecturer - General - Physical Education Program - University of California, Berkeley

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 14th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Mar 13, 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: Saturday, Feb 13, 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.

Description

The Physical Education Program at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for part-time non-tenure track lecturer positions. Positions may be available as early as Fall 2020.

Successful candidates will teach physical activity courses at elementary through advanced levels in physical education. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include: holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), creating and grading exams, and using a learning management system (e.g. bCourses) and/or maintaining a course website. Positions may vary from 9% per semester to 45% FTE depending upon need(1-5 classes per semester). Successful candidates will teach Physical Education classes at elementary through advanced levels in the following subject areas:

• Fitness: Hiking, Running/5K/10K, Resistance-training, Circuit-training, Core, Aerobics, Olympic Weight-lifting, Boxing for Fitness
• Martial Arts: Tai Chi, Wushu, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Yongmudo
• Sports: Golf, Archery, Fencing, Soccer, Rugby, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Racquetball
• Swimming
• Dance: Hip-Hop, Ballroom, Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Tap

Basic Qualifications (required at time of application):
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent international degree.

Additional Qualifications (required at time of application):
At least one year prior experience teaching one or more of the listed subjects at the adult or college level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's or equivalent international degree in related field. Professional accomplishment or recognition in one or more area of specialization.

Salary:
Minimum annual full-time salary rate is $54,738; salary commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:
Complete an application at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02478. All applications must include the following required documents:

Please provide contact information for three references. Letters not needed at this time but may be requested.

Any 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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

The Department typically reviews applications for course needs in July/August for spring appointments, September/October for summer appointments, and February/March for fall. However, applications will be reviewed throughout the academic year and leading up to any particular semester.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in APRecruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is not future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

Please direct questions to: Andrew Park at aypark@berkeley.edu

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)