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

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following tables for the current salary scales for this position (title codes 001550, 001630, 001636) and (title code 001634). The current full-time salary range for this position is $64,329-$181,015 for academic year lecturers and $74,622-$197,922 for fiscal year lecturers. Salary is commensurate with prior college-level teaching experience, advanced degree(s), and related professional experience.
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, 2023. Spring Semester: January 1, 2024. Online Education Course Delivery start dates: August 1, October 1, January 1, March 1, May 1, June 1. Summer Sessions: mid-May to mid-July.
Review timeline: When the department determines a need to hire a lecturer, hiring committees review applications as follows: • 2023 Berkeley Summer Sessions = March/April
• 2023 Fall semester = April/May
• 2024 Spring semester = October/November
• Online education has periodic reviews throughout the year
Position duration: Fall or Spring semester: 5 months. Online Education: 3-5 months. Summer Sessions: 6-8 weeks.

Application Window

Open date: April 10, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Oct 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024 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.

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.

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

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Berkeley, CA (in-person=residential education/remote=online education)