Skip to main content

Lecturer Pool - Design, Technology, and Social Impact - Fung Fellowship for Technology Innovations

Position overview

Salary range: 2021 salary range starts at $64,426. Salary is based on the highest degree, previous college-level experience, industry experience, and equity within the department.
Percent time: 17% -33%. 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
Position duration: Positions may vary from one semester, a full academic year or a multi year appointment.

Application Window

Open date: February 3, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Apr 7, 2022 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: Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023 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 Fung Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of part-time lecturer positions in Design and Technology Innovation should an opening arise. We seek candidates that have experience to teach a 3-unit fall and/or spring course for undergraduates who have been selected for the Fung Fellowship for Technology Innovations, a one-year program that develops leadership, teaming, storytelling, technology innovation, and human centered design. This lecturer pool has been generated in case of need for teaching for two courses: (1) Health + Tech Innovations course and (2) Conservation + Tech Innovations course. The number of positions may vary from semester to semester, depending upon the teaching needs of the School.

Candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: Public Health, Conservation, Sustainability, Innovation, Design, Other health-technology, Human centered design, Student directed learning, Participatory design, Inclusive teaming and leadership, Experiential learning methods.

Job title: Lecturer, part time

Teaching Responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach a design, project based course for the Fung Fellowship for Technology Innovations at the undergraduate level. The Fung Fellowship brings together students from diverse backgrounds and majors to develop technology solutions to address societal challenges facing our most marginalized populations.

General Duties: Curriculum development and teaching that involves an experiential approach to participatory learning that includes community engagement and innovative problem-solving. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include: hold office hours, assign grades, advise students, support community and industry partnerships and other opportunities for students, prepare course materials (e.g., syllabus) and maintain the course website with support from the graduate student instructor (GSI).

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Bachelors or equivalent international degree required by date of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Masters degree or equivalent international degree required by the start date of the job, or industry experience of 5 or more years.

Preferred qualifications

Experience teaching undergraduate-level innovation and design topics. An advanced degree, or equivalent degree, or 6 years work experience in the areas of Public Health, Conservation, Design, Innovation, or other health-technology related fields.

Application 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).

  • Teaching Evaluations - Evidence of teaching/course evaluations may be requested of the finalists.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03215

Help contact: jmangold@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