Berkeley, CA, US

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 19th, 2016
Next review date: November 7th, 2016
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: September 19th, 2017
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 Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a part time academic year lecturer position affiliated with a professional graduate degree program. The first start date will be January 1, 2017; lecturers will be hired at additional start dates for later semesters as need arises.

The Goldman School of Public Policy is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach graduate-level breadth courses should an opening arise. The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply.

We are searching for instructors in the fields of: 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.

Teaching Responsibilities: Primary duties include teaching graduate level courses, typically one course per semester.

General Duties: In addition to teaching, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, and advising and mentoring graduate students on independent research projects.

The minimum basic qualifications required to be considered an applicant for this position are: Ph.D., J.D. or an equivalent degree in Public Policy, Business, Law, Economics, Political Science, Demography, International Relations or a closely related field at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching in areas related to the social sciences.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01154

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV. Statement of research, statement of teaching, and statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service are optional.

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 $48,948-$100,248 (full-time equivalent), with excellent employee benefits.

Applications will continue to be accepted through September 19, 2017. We typically review applications for Spring course needs in October and November and in April and May for Summer and Fall course needs.

For questions contact Sandi Ketchpel: [email protected]

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.

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.

Job location

Berkeley, CA



  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)