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Lecturer Pool - Department of English - College of Letters & Science

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The Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of outstanding lecturers to teach Reading and Composition courses, should openings arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.

The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. Positions will be part-time, renewable, non- tenure track. Typically, the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in July, and applications for spring teaching in November and for the summer in April (if applicable). The final date for applicants will be July 1, 2018. The number of positons varies from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

General duties (included but are not limited to): Teaching Reading and Composition courses offered by the English Department. In addition to classroom responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

Minimum Basic Qualifications: Completion of all Ph.D. requirements (or equivalent) except dissertation in English Literature or a related field by the time of application.

Additional Qualifications (by start date): Ph.D. (or equivalent) in English Literature or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Relevant college-level teaching experience strongly preferred.


Document Requirements:
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter
Teaching Statement (optional)
Teaching Evaluations from the last three years

Reference Requirements:
3 letters of references

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.

For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.

We may contact you in the second stage of review to request documentation verifying experience teaching at the college level (if relevant); sample course descriptions and syllabi; and proof of degree.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full- time equivalent salary is $52,099 in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

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Please direct questions to Grace De Guzman (

The English Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

Under Federal Law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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:

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Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching evaluations from the last three years

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required