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Lecturer - Goldman School of Public Policy

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 10th, 2018
Last review date: November 12th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 7th, 2019
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.

Description

The Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to work as lecturers, teaching courses in a School that confers professional graduate degrees (MPP and MPA) and the PhD degree in Public Policy.

The courses may encompass both core curriculum (Economics, Quantitative Methods, Law & Public Policy, Introduction to Policy Analysis, Advanced Policy Analysis, and Politics & Public Policy); as well as its breadth curriculum (policy applications in specific disciplines and/or specializations, as noted below in Preferred Qualifications). Lecturers may be hired to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, should an opening arise. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists.

The pool will remain open for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. We typically review applications for Spring course needs in October and November of the previous calendar year (i.e., the preceding Fall). For our Summer and Fall semester hiring needs, applications are typically reviewed in March and April. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the school. Positions are typically part-time.

Teaching Responsibilities: Primary duties include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses, typically one course per semester.

General Duties: In addition to teaching, duties may include creating a course syllabus for enrolled students; creating midterm examination materials; creating final examinations as necessary; creating problem sets (as appropriate); creating writing assignments; holding office hours; assigning grades; preparing course materials; and advising and mentoring graduate or undergraduate students on independent research projects.

Basic Qualifications: The minimum basic qualifications required to be considered an applicant for this position are: Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: Advanced degree by the start date.

Preferred Qualifications: The Goldman School of Public Policy is interdisciplinary in its core and breadth curriculum, and the successful applicant should have a focus on the policy implications for their disciplinary subject matter.

We are searching for instructors with specializations in: public policy; macroeconomics; international development; politics & political science; financial management of non-profit organizations; public sector budgeting; telecommunications policy; business negotiations & contracts; law & policy implementation; international relations; national & international trade policy; legislative advocacy; energy policy; policy of social movements; agriculture & food policy; water policy; performance management; communications; and similar topics. The Goldman School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV. A statement of teaching and a statement of contributions to diversity (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity) are optional. A statement addressing how the applicant has remained current with their relevant field of expertise should be included in the cover letter.

This is a part time, academic year appointment, subject to the normal processes of academic review. The salary is commensurate with departmental norms. The salary range is $54,738-$123,642 (full-time equivalent).

Applications will continue to be accepted through October 7, 2019.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01926

For questions contact Aaron Schiller: aaschiller@berkeley.edu

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

The Goldman School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or other related activities.

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - A statement addressing how the applicant has remained current with their relevant field of expertise should be included in the cover letter.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching.
    (Optional)

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