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Lecturer Pool - Engineering Management - Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Application Window

Open date: July 12th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 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, Jul 12, 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.

Position description

The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach engineering management topics in the Master of Engineering program (Berkeley MEng) program should an opening arise. 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 institute.
The M.Eng. program offers coursework in technology innovation and management. We hire a number of qualified professionals and academics to hold temporary lecturer appointments to lend variety and subject matter expertise to our core engineering leadership topics:
• Accounting
• Coaching for High Performing Teams
• Communications
• Entrepreneurship
• Entrepreneurial Finance
• Ethics
• Finance
• Global Business Expertise
• Global Innovations
• Industry Analysis
• Introspective Leadership
• Law
• Marketing
• Negotiations
• Organizational Behavior
• Product Management
• Project Management
• R&D Technology Management
• Teaming & Project Management
• Technology Strategy
• Other topics in Engineering Leadership

Position Description: We hire for both Teacher Special Program (TSP) and lecturer positions. TSPs teach short courses consisting of 10-15 contact hours, on one or more topic areas listed above. Most TSP courses are taught in a “Boot Camp” format over 8 to 10 days in August or January. Lecturers teach semester-long or year-long series courses.
Lecturers and TSPs are responsible for the course syllabus: curriculum development and delivery, student assessment through relevant projects, problem sets, tests and/or class attendance and participation, and grades.
Salary is based on highest degree completed, college level teaching experience, and equity within the department.

Basic qualifications: Bachelors or equivalent international degree required by date of application.

Additional qualifications: Experience teaching college or graduate students by the start date of the job. Masters degree or equivalent international degree required by the start date of the job, or industry leadership experience demonstrated by 2 or more years at management or executive level by the start date of the job.

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching graduate-level business and management topics to engineers.

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Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through July 12, 2021. We typically review applications for annual course needs in February/March. If you wish to remain in the pool after July 12, 2021 you will need to reapply.
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 any questions to Beth Leven, Director of Academic Affairs, Fung
Institute of Engineering Leadership, or 510-642-7545.
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 college seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Resume - Your most recent updated resume, including teaching experience.

  • Sample Syllabus - Please provide an example syllabus from a previous teaching engagement.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide student evaluations or feedback from one previous teaching engagement; qualitative or quantitative evaluations are accepted.

  • 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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)