Lecturer Pool

Berkeley, CA, US

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 17th, 2017
Next review date: March 10th, 2017
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 the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) professional graduate degree program.

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 six months; 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; performance management; communications.

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., D.Phil, J.D. or equivalent degree required at the time of application; or at least 15 years in senior professional role.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching in areas related to the social sciences. Degrees in Social Sciences or a related professional field strongly preferred.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01278

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV. Statement of research (if applicable), 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 Summer course needs in March and in May and June for Fall course needs.

For questions contact Meg St. John: [email protected]

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