Lecturer - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
University of California Berkeley
December 1, 2017
Open date: November 28th, 2017
Last review date:December 14th, 2017 Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: November 30th, 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 Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions (including summer sessions) to teach courses in Environmental Science and related topics. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Applicants will be typically selected from this pool for one semester; some appointments will begin in the spring 2018 semester. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the Department.
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach/co-teach small, medium, or large lecture and/or laboratory courses, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential course topics may include environmental science, environmental policy, ecology, forestry, insect biology, GIS/remote sensing, statistics and data analysis, range management, resource management, climate science, biodiversity, conservation biology, land use as well as courses that examine social, cultural, economic and political aspects of natural resources and the environment.
General Duties - The primary responsibilities for Lecturer positions include:
Delivering lectures and holding office hours
Planning and preparing lessons; researching and developing new topics, teaching materials and online resources
Supervising Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs), if applicable
Developing exams and projects and assigning grades
Maintaining accurate records and monitoring students' progress, as well as addressing any special student needs
Maintaining knowledge of, and implementing, college policies
Qualifications: A Master's degree or equivalent degree in an area related to Environmental Science is required by the time of application. A B.A./B.S. plus experience of at least 5 years shall be considered in lieu of a Master's degree or equivalent degree.
Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in an area related to Environmental Science is preferred. Preferred qualifications also include teaching experience and strong professional references.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience (starting annual, full-time salary is $53,402). Some credit will be given to prior college-level teaching experience (not including graduate student or summer session teaching).
To apply, please go to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/jpf01579. Interested individuals should submit a current CV, a statement of teaching (which should include past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion [please also indicate subject areas of interest regarding teaching]), and the names and contact information of three referees. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists. Filenames should include the applicant's last and first names. It is optional to include a copy of transcript and evidence of teaching effectiveness. 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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
This is a non-tenured, temporary position: the appointments to the title of Lecturer are self-terminating (no further notice on non-reappointment will be forthcoming) and do not create an obligation on the part of the University either to extend or renew the appointment outlined above. Any reappointment will be preceded by an assessment.
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Curriculum Vitae - Current CV. File should include applicant's first and last names.
Statement of Teaching - Include past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion (please also indicate subject areas of interest regarding teaching). File should include applicant's first and last names.
Copy of Transcript - Optional, but recommended. File should include applicant's first and last names. (Optional)
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Optional, but recommended. File should include applicant's first and last names. (Optional)
3 references required (contact information only)
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