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Lecturer Pool-City & Regional Planning - College of Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 19, 2019
Title Lecturer Pool-City & Regional Planning - College of Environmental Design
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 12/9/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Urban Studies and Planning

The Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified, temporary, part-time lecturers to teach in the undergraduate and graduate Urban Studies and Master of City Planning programs. Screening of applicants is ongoing. The number of available positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Lecturers are appointed at 33% time when teaching one course per semester, and at a reduced percentage when co-teaching. The department rarely appoints lecturers to teach two or more courses per semester. Appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include preparing course materials (e.g., detailed weekly syllabus), maintaining a course website, holding office hours, assigning grades, and advising students.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent international degree, at time of application.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Master’s degree or equivalent international degree).
  • Work experience in the field of expertise.
  • Prior teaching experience.

Salary Range: Salary will be commensurate with degrees currently held, past college-level teaching experience, work experience and history, and equity within the department. Minimum annual full-time salary rate is $54,738.

To apply: Please submit applications electronically through Berkeley’s Academic Personnel Recruiting website:
Application documents:

  • CV (required)
  • Statement of Interest, including description of specific area of planning that the candidate is qualified and interested to teach in (required)
  • Sample course description or course outline (optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (optional). Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    Your application is only complete and available for review when you receive an auto-generated confirmation from the recruitment system.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed through December 9, 2019. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application when the new pool opens. Appointments for summer session are usually reviewed in April, for fall semester in May, and for spring semester in October.

Please direct questions to Department Manager Malla Hadley at

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. 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: .


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