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Lecturer - Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (UGIS)
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title Lecturer - Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (UGIS)
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies
Application Deadline 02/03/2025
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - General

Lecturer - Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (UGIS)

Position overview
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: A reasonable estimate for Lecturer positions is $66,259 - $109,596; salary is commensurate with teaching experience. Lecturer positions teaching one class in the summer is an 11% equivalent range of $7,288-$12,046.

Percent time: Summer Sessions Lecturers are appointed at 11% in part-time positions that are weighed at 50%. Lecturers can teach more than one course at a time.

Anticipated start: May 19, 2025 - August 8, 2025

Review timeline: May 1, 2024 - August 15, 2024

Position duration: Summer Only

Application Window
Open date: May 20, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Jun 3, 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: Monday, Feb 3, 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

Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (UGIS) in the Undergraduate Division of the College of Letters and Science serves as a center for innovations in undergraduate education that extend beyond traditional departmental boundaries. Our major and minor programs attract undergraduates who wish to explore intellectually engaging and promising interdisciplinary fields under the direction of scholars who are pioneers in charting these new areas and methods of inquiry.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and using Cal's electronic resources for course management.
UGIS invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors with experience teaching interdisciplinary studies and global internships.

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Basic qualifications (at time of application): must have an advanced degree or be enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Additional qualifications (by start date): Completion of advanced degree or an equivalent international degree. Candidates must already be authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred qualifications
Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, and experience working with a diverse student population is preferred. College-level teaching experience in interdisciplinary studies and global internships is preferred. Knowledge of accessible technologies and universal design in instruction and online teaching is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • 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. More Information and guidelines.

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

Reference letters may be requested of finalists.

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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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