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Lecturer Pool - Residential and Online Instruction - School of Public Health

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 4th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Sep 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, Feb 1, 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.


The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants to a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in residential and online education formats, which includes Fall and Spring classroom instruction, On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health (OOMPH) online education program, the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program, and Berkeley Summer Sessions. Screening of applicants is ongoing and the number of available positions vary throughout the year. The positions are part-time, with a work effort often ranging from 17% to 33%; Berkeley Summer Sessions is paid on a by-agreement basis.

The lecturer pool will remain open until February 1, 2021 to accommodate the School’s instructional need. To receive full consideration for any openings, please submit a complete application with your area(s) of Specialization indicated. Only completed applications are reviewed and the hiring committee will contact candidates under consideration. All Lecturer positions are governed by the policies of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of the UC-AFT union.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the School of Public Health. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include developing and/or preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus, OOMPH videos, etc.), holding office/discussion hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, responding to email, maintaining a course website.

Areas of Specialization – Residential and Online Instruction:
• Biostatistics
• Community Health Sciences
o -- Health & Social Behavior
o -- Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health
o -- Public Health Nutrition
• Environmental Health Sciences
• Epidemiology
• Health Policy & Management
• Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology
• UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program – Residential only

Basic qualifications:

• Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application

Additional qualifications required:
• By the start date, advanced degree
• Medical doctorate (M.D.) is required by start date to teach in the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program

Preferred qualifications:

• Public Health is interdisciplinary in its core and breadth curriculum, both in residential and online programs, and a successful applicant will have expertise in at least one of the areas of Specialization listed
• Prior college-level teaching experience
• Professional work experience in the field of expertise
• PhD desired
• Prior experience in teaching college-level medical education for the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program

Salary commensurate with prior college-level teaching experience, professional experience, and degree currently held. On the MOU salary scale, the current minimum academic annual full-time rate is $56,381. Salary will be prorated based on the work effort and duration of appointment. Berkeley Summer Sessions appointments are paid by-agreement per session.

To apply, please go the following link: []. Letters of reference may be solicited of finalists.

If finalists' letters are solicited, 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.

Your application is only complete and available for review when you receive an auto-generated confirmation from the AP Recruit system. Applications will be accepted and reviewed through February 1, 2021.

If there is a lecturer need, hiring committees review applications as follows:

  • Berkeley Summer Sessions in March/April
  • 2020 Fall semester in April/May
  • 2021 Spring semester is October/ November
  • Online education has periodic review throughout the year

For questions, please contact the School’s academic affairs office at [] and write Lecturer Pool in your subject line.

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: []

Job location

Berkeley, CA, or remote location for online instruction

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated curriculum vitae (CV)

  • Cover Letter - Cover Letter describing your interest in teaching, and include teaching experience. Please reference your Specializations.

  • Statement of Teaching - Brief statement on your teaching philosophy

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Brief 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 required (contact information only)