Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available
Open date: May 17, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 23, 2023 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: Thursday, May 16, 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.
The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach Earth and Planetary Science courses should an opening arise. Department policy requires instructors to create and maintain a bcourses site.
Instructors of Record duties include teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), developing exams and/or quizzes, supervising GSIs, scheduling field trips, participating in field trips, maintaining a course budget, and maintaining a course website.
Lecturer in-lieu-of-GSI’s duties entail leading discussion sections, field trips, labs, or instruction of prescribed course content, under the active direction and supervision of the instructor of record who has final responsibility for the course’s entire instruction. Other course support duties may include, but are not limited to, holding office hours, grading, and participation in the development of quizzes.
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, and service. The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non-‐ traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service).
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent international degree) by the time of application.
A Master's degree (or equivalent international degree) by the start of the appointment.
Eligibility to work in the United States.
A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in the area of Earth Sciences where the department has the need for an instructor is preferred. Experience teaching college-level courses. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience teaching fieldwork is preferred for some classes.
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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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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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.