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Lecturer Pool (includes summer) - Nuclear Engineering - College of Engineering

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Lecturer Position in Nuclear Engineering

The DEPARTMENT of NUCLEAR ENGINEERING at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses, should an opening arise. The percentage of the appointment will vary, depending on the number of sections taught. The part-time positions may range from 11%-100% time in a given semester. The instructor will give lectures (plus lab teaching and preparation for certain courses), hold regular office hours, prepare exams, and submit final grades. The appointment will begin at the beginning of Fall or Spring semester. Salary is based on College teaching experience and equity within the Department. The full time annual salary range is $58,945-$158,270.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must minimally have a Master’s degree in area of expertise at time of application.

Additional qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent in an engineering discipline (or related field) or comparable experience/training is required by the start of service.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience is preferred in one of the following fields: 1) Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Reactions and Nuclear Detection (NE 102, NE 101, NE 201, NE 104), 2) Radioactive Waste Management, Nuclear Fuel Cycle (NE 124, NE 224, NE 225), 3) Radiation Biological Effects, Dosimetry, Radiation Protection (NE 162, NE 262), 4) Radiation Transport, Reactor Physics (NE 150, NE 250, NE 155, NE 255), and 5) Engineering Thermodynamics (E 115). As needed, other undergraduate or graduate courses may be considered. For more information about the courses for this recruitment visit:

To apply, please go to the following link: Application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, statement of research (optional), and a list of two references. Applicants are encouraged to provide contributions they have made to diversity. We will only contact your references if you are a finalist for the position, and we will seek your permission before doing so. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential references, including when letters are provided via third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

This pool will remain open until January 31, 2018 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for Fall semester are usually reviewed in April, Spring semester in October, and Summer in March. If you wish to remain in the pool after January 31, 2018 you will need to reapply.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. The University of California 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:

For questions regarding this position, please contact: Melissa Varian,

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)