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Lecturer Pool -Sociology
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 7, 2020
Title Lecturer Pool -Sociology
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 9/30/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sociology - General

Lecturer Pool -Sociology

The Department of Sociology at 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 during the following terms: Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021. This pool will remain open until October 1, 2020 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. If you wish to remain in the pool after September 30, 2020, you will need to reapply.

The position's duties include: undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed; some appointments may begin in Summer2020 term, or Fall 2020 semester, or Spring2021. Positions may be parttime and range from 17% to 100% (per academic year), typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Appointments for summer and fall semester are usually reviewed in April, and in October for spring.

Minimum Basic Qualifications Required (at time of application):
The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of appointment.

Applications received before the respective review periods will receive full consideration for the terms indicated. Please direct all questions to John O'Donnell at

The salary is commensurate with teaching experience at the university level, and the range currently begins at $56,381 annually for a 100% time appointment.

UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

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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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