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Lecturer - Goldman School of Public Policy

Employer
University of California, Berkeley
Location
San Francisco

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Lecturer - Goldman School of Public Policy

Position overview
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. The current full-time salary range for this position is $66,259 - $186,446

Percent time: 17% - 100%

Review timeline: 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.

Application Window
Open date: January 31, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jan 30, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position 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, MPA, and MDP) 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. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the school.

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; supervising academic student employees (readers, tutors, teaching assistants); holding office hours; assigning grades; preparing course materials; and advising and mentoring graduate or undergraduate students on independent research projects.

School: https://gspp.berkeley.edu/programs/course-information

Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
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 (required at time of start)
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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching - A statement addressing teaching philosophy, experience, and areas of interest/expertise.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04256

Help contact: aaschiller@berkeley.edu

About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley 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.

Please refer to the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy.

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location
Berkeley, CA


To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04256









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