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Lecturer Pool- Engineering Management - Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Position overview

Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: The current full-time salary range for this position is $70,295 - $186,446 FTE. Starting salary will be commensurate with highest degree, past college-level teaching experience, relevant industry experience and equity within the department. The current salary range for TSP positions is $150 to $400 per podium hour.
Percent time: Positions include TSP hours of 12-15 per class section and percent appointments of 17-25% per class section.
Anticipated start: Anticipated start in summer 2024 or future semesters.
Review timeline: Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through October 8, 2024 . We typically review applications for annual course needs in February and August. If you wish to remain in the pool after October 8, 2024 you will need to reapply.
Position duration: Positions include 8 day boot camp classes and 7 to 15 week semester classes. All classes are current 1 unit.

Application Window

Open date: October 9, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 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: Tuesday, Oct 8, 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 Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach engineering management topics in the Master of Engineering program (Berkeley MEng) should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.

The MEng program offers coursework in technology innovation and management. We hire a number of qualified professionals and academics to hold temporary lecturer and TSP (Teacher Special Program) appointments to lend variety and subject matter expertise to our core engineering leadership topics:

• Accounting
• Coaching for High Performing Teams
• Communications
• Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
• Entrepreneurship
• Ethics
• Finance
• Global Business
• Global Innovations
• Industry Analysis
• Innovation
• Law
• Leadership
• Marketing
• Negotiations
• Organizational Behavior
• Product Management
• Project Management
• R&D Technology Management
• Teaming & Project Management
• Technology Strategy
• Other topics in Engineering Leadership

We hire for both lecturer and TSP positions. TSPs teach short courses on one or more of the topic areas listed. Most TSP courses are taught in a ‘bootcamp’ 8-day format in early August and early January.
Lecturers may be appointed for a semester or for the academic year, depending on instructional assignments. Lecturers and TSPs are responsible for the course syllabus, curriculum development and delivery, holding office hours, student assessment through relevant projects, presentations, problem sets, exams, and/or class attendance and participation, and assigning grades.

Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Bachelors or equivalent international degree required by date of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Experience teaching college or graduate students by the start date of the job. Masters degree or equivalent international degree required by the start date of the job, or 5 or more years of industry experience.

Preferred qualifications

2 or more years of management or executive level industry experience. Experience teaching graduate-level business and management topics to engineers.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Pleas address your experience and interest in teaching in the cover letter.

  • Resume - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • 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

  • Sample Syllabus - Please provide an example syllabus from a previous teaching engagement.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide student evaluations or feedback from one previous teaching engagement; qualitative or quantitative evaluations are accepted.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Berkeley, CA