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Lecturer - Open Pool - School of Social Welfare
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted May 9, 2024
Title Lecturer - Open Pool - School of Social Welfare
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 04/08/2025
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Work

Lecturer - Open Pool - School of Social Welfare

Position overview
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: A reasonable estimate for Lecturer positions is $66,259-$97,304 when full-time.

Percent time: 25% - 100%

Anticipated start: July 1, or August 1 2024; or January 1, 2025.

Review timeline: We will actively review for Fall semester needs through July 2024, and typically review for Spring 2025 needs in October 2024.

Position duration: One semester or one academic year.

Application Window
Open date: May 8, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, May 22, 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, Apr 8, 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

Berkeley Social Welfare invites applications for an open pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions. The number of positions available varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the School.

We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach small to medium size seminar courses in Social Welfare Policy, Social Work Practice and/or Research Methods at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. We are especially interested in lecturers with knowledge in practice.

Standard duties beyond podium teaching include holding office hours, assigning grades, and preparing course materials.

The School of Social Welfare is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

Berkeley offers an excellent benefits package and a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement and represented by the UC-AFT.

Current bargaining contract::

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Master's degree or equivalent international degree by time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Candidates wishing to teach Masters-level social work practice courses are required to have an MSW degree (or international equivalent) AND 2 years of post-Master's experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in social work and field education.
  • Demonstrated work experience with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated experience in social work and field education.

    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 (for additional information go to

    Reference requirements
    • 3-5 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.

    Job location
    Berkeley, CA

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