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Lecturer - BE3/Professional Programs - Graduate School of Education

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 28th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, May 15, 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 27, 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 Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary part-time, non-tenure track Lecturers to teach graduate courses in its professional preparation programs for 2020-2021. Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool to be appointed in Fall and Spring semesters, and some applicants may have an opportunity to teach in Summer Sessions. The number of positions varies from semester to semester and may be renewed based on need and performance.

Teaching Responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding Lecturers who can teach/co-teach courses in Berkeley Educators for Equity & Excellence (BE3)--the GSE’s teacher education program. BE3 consists of 4 pathways:

  • Elementary/Multiple Subjects
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Mathematics & Science
  • Secondary History/Social Science

Anticipated positions include Lecturers who will teach courses focused on:

  • Secondary Science Methods
  • Secondary English Methods
  • Supporting English Language Learners in, (a) Elementary/multiple-subjects classrooms, (b) Secondary English and History/Social Science classrooms, and (c) Secondary Mathematics and Science classrooms
  • Introduction to Ethnic Studies in K-12 Schools
  • Secondary Computer Science
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Project-based Learning
  • Community-based Research
  • Spanish Bilingual and Dual-language Instruction

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General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials, and collaborating with BE3 leadership, instructors, and supervisors.

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

Additional Qualifications (by start date): Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent international degree) with teaching credential and 5 or more years of relevant teaching experience in area of expertise; or Master’s degree, or equivalent international degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years teaching experience in the subject matter field.

Salary: These are academic year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review. Salary is commensurate with experience but typically begins at $56,381 and prorated in accordance to instructional workload calculation. 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.

This position is in a represented bargaining unit.

How to Apply:

  1. Applicants must first read the BE3 Identity statement (
  2. Apply at:
  3. Create an Applicant ID
  4. Provide required information and documents
  5. Provide required reference information Inquiries: For inquiries and questions contact:

The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 applicant pool will close on February 27, 2021. Candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application. Applications will be accepted and reviewed as the need occurs.

Appointments for spring semester are usually reviewed in October, summer semester appointments are reviewed in April, and fall semester appointments are usually reviewed in late spring.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Educational and Teaching Philosophy - Refer specifically to the BE3 Identity statement at

  • Course(s) interested in 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

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)