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Lecturer Pool - Demography - College of Letters & Science
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Mar. 12, 2024
Title Lecturer Pool - Demography - College of Letters & Science
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Demography
Application Deadline 03/11/2025
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sociology - Economic
    Sociology - General
    Economics - General
    Social Sciences - General

Lecturer Pool - Demography - College of Letters & Science

Position overview
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259-$112,802. Salary is based on previous college-level teaching experience

Percent time: 17% to 100%

Anticipated start: Positions usually start in July/August for Fall and January for Spring Semesters, various times throughout the summer.

Review timeline: Applications are typically reviewed for summer session course needs in March, fall course needs in April, and in October for spring course needs. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.

Position duration: Semesters or Summer Sessions

Application Window
Open date: March 11, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 25, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 11, 2025 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.

Position description

The Department of Demography at the University of California at Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the department should openings arise.

Please visit the Courses and Sample Syllabi link for more information about the department's classes. We invite instructors to apply that can teach broadly accessible topics and introductions to formal demographic methods, social demography, fertility, mortality, migration, population and environment, family and gender, demography of race and ethnicity, history of population thought, demographic implications of climate change, international migration and refugees, political demography, economic demography, demography and development.

The position's duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include managing graders and/or graduate student instructors (teaching assistants), holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), maintaining a course website, and writing exams.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and those who share our core values.


Courses and Sample Syllabi:

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
International applicants must also have permission to work in the U.S. by start date. We cannot sponsor US visas for employment.

Preferred qualifications
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) at the time of appointment. Two years of teaching university-level courses.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • 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
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Teaching Portfolio - sample/course syllabi and recent teaching evaluations

Reference requirements

  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

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About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

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.

Please refer to the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy.

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Berkeley, CA

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