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Lecturer - Physics - College of Letters & Science
University of California Berkeley
Lecturer - Physics - College of Letters & Science
Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: $64,329; minimum
Percent time: Part-time, varies by assignment.
Anticipated start: Positions typically start at the beginning of August (Fall semester) or January (Spring semester), or mid-June (Summer Sessions).
Position duration: Fall, Spring, Summer. Semester or academic year. The number of available positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department.
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified, temporary, non-tenure track lecturers to teach a range of physics courses. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.
Open date: July 12, 2022
Next review date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023 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.
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach/co-teach small, medium, and large size undergraduate lower and/or upper-division lecture, seminar and/or laboratory courses in Physics. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include:
When completing the online application, applicants should be sure to select the appropriate courses they prefer to teach from the list of specializations provided.
- Holding office hours;
- Assigning grades;
- Advising and communicating with students;
- Preparing course materials, including syllabi, homework assignments, and exams - Using a learning management system (e.g. bCourses) and/or maintaining a course website; and,
- Managing and mentoring graders and/or graduate student instructors.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Master's degree (or international equivalent degree) or be enrolled in a Master's degree program at the time of application.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
A Master's degree (or international equivalent degree) by the start of the appointment.
A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), and/or prior college-level teaching experience.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Teaching Statement - Explanation of your teaching experience, philosophy, and interests.
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).
Teaching Documentation - Documentation of teaching ability, such past syllabi or student evaluations.
References will only be solicited for the finalists.
- 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03523
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.
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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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