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

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: Salary commensurate with prior college-level teaching experience, related degree(s), and related professional experience. Per the collective bargaining agreement, the current minimum annual full-time salary ranges from $62,455-$72,448 depending on whether the appointment is academic-year or fiscal year. The monthly salary is prorated based on the work effort of each course. Berkeley Summer Sessions pays by agreement per session.
Percent time: 17% to 33% work effort for both residential and online education, depending on course.
Anticipated start: Fall Semester: July 1 or August 1, 2022. Spring Semester: January 1, 2023.

Online Education Course Delivery start dates: August 1, October 1, January 1, March 1, May 1, June 1.
Position duration: Fall or Spring semester: 5 months. Online Education: 3-5 months. Summer Sessions: 6-8 weeks

Application Window

Open date: April 12, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Feb 1, 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 School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invites applicants to a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in residential and online education formats. The teaching includes Fall and Spring classroom instruction, On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health (OOMPH) online education program, the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP), and Berkeley Summer Sessions. Screening of applicants is ongoing, and the number of available positions varies throughout the year.

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 UC-AFT union's Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include 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.

When the department determines a need to hire a lecturer, hiring committees review applications as follows:
• 2022 Berkeley Summer Sessions = March/April
• 2022 Fall semester = April/May
• 2023 Spring semester = October/November
• Online education has periodic reviews throughout the year
Please note that the existence of a pool does not guarantee a position will be filled.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

By the application date, advanced degree (or equivalent international degree), or be enrolled in an advanced degree program or equivalent international degree-granting program.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

By the start date, advanced degree, or equivalent international degree.

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
• Prior experience in teaching college-level medical education for the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Cover letter describing your interest in teaching, and include teaching experience. Please reference your Specialization(s).

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated curriculum vitae (C.V.)

  • Statement of Teaching - Brief statement (one paragraph/under one page) on your teaching philosophy

  • 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
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Contact information is required to complete the application; however, references may be contacted for candidates under serious consideration.

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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:

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 ( 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 (in-person=residential education//remote=online education)