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Lecturer Pool- Studio Classes-Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 13th, 2017
Last review date: November 28th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: September 28th, 2018
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 Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning (LAEP) at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach design studios should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the LAEP department. Semester positions range from 33% to 67% and typically start at the beginning of the semester. Salary is commensurate with experience. Appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and using Cal’s electronic resources for course management.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must hold an advanced degree (minimally a Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in Landscape Architecture or related field at time of application and be able to legally work in the United States. The Department is unable to arrange work permits for Lecturer positions

Application Process:
Please submit applications on line at: Applications must include:
• Statement of Interest
• CV, including prior teaching experience
• Portfolio (electronic)
• Contact information for 3 references
Your application is only complete and available for review when you receive an auto-generated confirmation from the recruitment system.

Letters of reference are not needed at time of application. If needed, the department will contact references directly to request the letters. 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.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through September 28, 2018. We typically review applications for fall course needs in April and May, summer session in March and April, and in October and November for spring course needs. If you wish to remain in the pool after September 28, 2018 you will need to reapply.

Please direct questions to “Sue Retta”

We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Statement of Interest

  • Curriculum Vitae - Current CV including prior teaching experience

  • Portfolio (electronic)

  • Portfolio (electronic) additional space - if needed (Optional)

  • Portfolio (electronic) additional space - if needed (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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