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Lecturer Pool (Part-time) - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: $64,426-$168,765
Salary is based on the highest degree, previous college-level experience, industry experience, and equity within the department.
Percent time: 11-100% The percentage of the appointment will vary, depending on the number of sections taught. Positions are typically part-time. Instructors teaching one 3-5 unit course during summer sessions will normally be appointed at 11% time. Instructors teaching one course with three hours of lecture per week during the semester will normally be appointed at 33% time; exact percentages depend on contact hours and other assigned duties.
Anticipated start: Spring semester (only): 1/1/2022-5/31/2022
Fall semester (only): 8/1/2022-12/31/2022
Academic-Year Appointments: 7/1/2022-6/30/2023
Lecturers hired to teach during summer sessions are employed between May and August.
Position duration: Positions may be for one semester or for the full academic year

Application Window

Open date: October 1st, 2021

Most recent review date: Friday, Oct 15, 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: Friday, Sep 30, 2022 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 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley is generating a new applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors and invites applications for a lecturer position to teach courses in our department in the areas of Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate; Engineering and Project Management; Environmental Engineering; GeoSystems Engineering; Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials; Systems (Civil Systems); and Transportation Engineering.

This pool is being generated in case of need to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. We plan to hire for the Spring semester, Summer Sessions , and the Fall semester, if the need arises. The review of applications for spring semester appointments will be in October, for summer sessions in April, and for fall semester appointments in May. Candidates under consideration will be contacted by our department. Selected candidates will hold the title of Lecturer.

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

General Duties:
In addition to classroom/laboratory or remote teaching and preparation, general duties may include (but are not limited to) managing and mentoring graders and/or graduate student instructors (teaching assistants), holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining course website.

Those interested in remaining in the pool beyond the final date will need to reapply.

To learn more about our department please visit: http://www.ce.berkeley.edu/

Information regarding courses in our department is available in the Berkeley Academic Guide located: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/civ_eng/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Bachelor's or equivalent international degree is required at time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

The following additional qualifications are required by the start of the job. Advanced degree or five years of teaching and/or industry experience.

Preferred qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in an engineering discipline (or related field), experience in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering and prior teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.A.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Past Teaching Evaluations or Statement of Teaching (or other evidence of teaching experience and quality)

  • 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).

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03142

Help contact: pong@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

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

The University of California, Berkeley 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

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer contract, Postdoctoral contract, Research Series contract, and Librarian contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location

Berkeley, CA