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Lecturer Pool - UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program – School of Public Health

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Recruitment Period
Final Date: May 31, 2018:
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

The UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants to apply to our Lecturer Pool of temporary part-time lecturers to teach courses related to medical education and research in public health.

We seek a pool of qualified applicants for classroom instruction and Berkeley Summer Sessions for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Clinical Skills & Patient Care curriculum. In addition, we seek lecturers for our Master of Science curriculum to provide instruction and provide mentoring and guidance to JMP medical students who are conducting research projects. We will review applications on an as-needed basis through May 2018. The number of positions available each semester will vary depending upon the need of the School.

Areas of Specialization:
• Problem-Based Learning and Clinical Skills & Patient Care
• Master of Science

General duties:
In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include developing and/or preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, responding to email, maintaining a course website.

Basic Qualifications: For both specializations
• By the application date, the minimum qualification is a Medical Doctorate (MD) or the equivalent degree in a health sciences-related field

Additional Qualifications: Master of Science specialization
• By the start of this position, must have active research program with demonstrated funding and publication record.

Preferred Qualifications: For both specializations
• Documented previous experience in teaching college-level medical and public health-related courses is strongly preferred.

The annual minimum full-time salary for JMP lecturers is $56,106 with incremental increases based on previous teaching experience and previous related professional experience.

The School of Public Health is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

To apply:
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Upload documents listed below

Required documents:
• Cover letter describing your interest in teaching, and if specialization is Master of Science, briefly describe your research program, funding and publication record
• Please indicate specifically if you are applying for classroom instruction or Berkeley Summer Sessions
• Please indicate if you are applying for the Problem-Based Learning and Clinical Skills & Patient Care curriculum specialization or the Master of Science specialization
• Current curriculum vitae or resume
• Upload contact information for 2-3 references. We may request a letter of reference for finalists
• Brief statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy
• Master of Science specialization requires a brief research statement

Optional document:
• A brief statement regarding your contributions to diversity

If reference letters are collected of the finalists, 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 letters.

The posting will remain open until May 31, 2018 to accommodate the School’s instructional needs. When an instructional need occurs, applications for the classroom instruction fall semester are usually reviewed during April/May and for the spring semester, October/November; Berkeley Summer Sessions application review will occur in March. The Problem-Based Learning & Clinical Skills and Patient Care curriculum specialization applicants may be reviewed twice a semester for the 8-week courses.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in the AP Recruit posting to learn whether the School is currently reviewing the applications for an open position. If there is no future review date, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please contact for questions. Please write Lecturer Pool in your subject line.

The School seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

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. The Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Regarding Academic and Staff Employment of the University of California, see:

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum vitae - Please upload your up-to-date CV which includes information regarding your teaching experience.

  • Cover Letter - You cover letter should include specialization you are applying for, classroom or Berkeley Summer Sessions instruction, and relevant teaching experience.
    For the MS specialization, information about your research program, funding, and publication record.

  • Statement of Teaching - Upload a brief statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Upload a brief statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching and/or service.

  • Research Statement - Only required for if you are applying for the Master of Science specialization.

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)