Berkeley, CA, US

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 16th, 2014
Last review date: July 16th, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 13th, 2016
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 August 1, 2014; lecturers will be hired at additional start dates for later semesters as need arises.

The Goldman School of Public Policy is generating an applicant of qualified temporary instructors to teach graduate-level breadth courses should an opening arise. The pool will remain in place for two calendar years; 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.

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 $47,584-$97,378 (full-time equivalent), with excellent employee benefits.

The initial review date for Fall 2014 will be July 16, 2014. Please apply by this date to receive full consideration for Fall 2014. Applications will continue to be accepted through July 13, 2016. We typically review applications for Fall course needs in April and May, and in October and November for Spring course needs.

For questions contact Sandi Ketchpel: [email protected]

Please refer potential referees to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality at http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. 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.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The Goldman School of Public Policy is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://gspp.berkeley.edu/



  • Curriculum Vitae – A current curriculum vitae.

  • Cover Letter – A letter describing your interests and qualifications.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)


3 references required (contact information only)