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Lecturer - Geography - Department of Geography
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted May 21, 2020
Title Lecturer - Geography - Department of Geography
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 6/5/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Geography

Lecturer - Geography - Department of Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in both human geography and physical geography should an opening arise during Summer Session or the regular academic year. 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. The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed; some appointments may begin in the Fall 2019. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department.

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Basic qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for this position is the completion of all advanced degree requirements (PhD or Masters degree) or international equivalent degree by the time of application.

Salary: to be commensurate with experience. Minimum annual full time salary rate is $54,738. Most appointments are made at 33 percent time per course. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the University of California Statement of Confidentiality:, prior to submitting their letters. All applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed for future needs through June 5, 2020. If you would like to remain in the pool after June 5, 2020, you will need to submit a new application.

Please direct questions to: Josh Mandel (

The names and contact information for three references will be required.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

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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