Lecturer Classroom and Online Instruction in the School of Public Health
University of California Berkeley School of Public Health
United States

Lecturer - Classroom and Online Instruction - School of Public Health


Open date: February 11th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Apr 22, 2019 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: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 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.


The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach our residential and online programs, including fall and spring classroom instruction, our On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health (OOMPH) online education program, Berkeley Summer Sessions, and the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP) to teach courses related to medical education in public health for Problem-Based Learning and Clinical Skills & Patient Care curriculum. Screening of applicants is ongoing and the number of available positions varies throughout the year. The positions are part-time, with a work effort often ranging from 17% to 33%; Berkeley Summer Sessions is paid on a by-agreement basis.


The lecturer pool will remain open until January 31, 2020 to accommodate the School’s instructional needs. To receive full consideration for any openings, please submit a complete application with your area(s) of specialization noted. Only completed applications will be reviewed and candidates under consideration will be contacted by the hiring team. All Lecturer positions are governed by the policies of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of the UC-AFT union.


General duties:
In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include: developing and/or preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus, OOMPH videos, etc.), holding office or discussion hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, responding to email, and maintaining a course website.


Basic qualifications required:

• Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application


Additional qualifications required:


• Advanced degree by start date 
• For the Joint Medical Program, a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) is required by the start date


Preferred qualifications:

• Public Health is interdisciplinary in its core and breadth curriculum, both in our residential and online programs, and a successful applicant will have expertise in at least one of the areas of specialization listed below
• Professional work experience in the field of expertise 
• Prior college-level teaching experience
• PhD desired 
• For the Joint Medical Program, prior experience in teaching college-level medical education


Salary Range:
Salary commensurate with degrees currently held, professional experience, and prior college-level teaching experience. On the MOU salary scale, the current minimum annual academic full-time salary rate is $54,738. Salary will be prorated based on the work effort and duration of appointment. Berkeley Summer Sessions appointments are paid by-agreement per session.


The School of Public Health is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, or other related areas, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment. We are also interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe.


The University’s Support for Inclusion page is found following this link: [https://ofew.berkeley.edu/equity/support-inclusion] .


The School of Public Health’s Commitment to Diversity is located at this link: [http://sph.berkeley.edu/berkeley-difference/commitment-diversity]


To Apply: Please submit applications electronically through Berkeley’s Academic Personnel Recruit website: [https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02073].


Areas of Specialization – Classroom and Online Instruction:
• Biostatistics
• Community Health Sciences
o Health & Social Behavior
o Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health
o Public Health Nutrition
• Environmental Health Sciences
• Epidemiology
• Health Policy & Management
• Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology
• UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program


Your application is only complete and available for review when you receive an auto-generated confirmation from the AP Recruit system. Applications will be accepted and reviewed through January 31, 2020. If there is a lecturer need, hiring teams review applications for Berkeley Summer Sessions usually in March/April; Fall semester in April/May; and the 2020 Spring semester, October/ November.


For questions, please contact the School’s academic affairs office at [sph_acad@berkeley.edu] and write Lecturer Pool in your subject line.

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 [(https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy)] prior to submitting their letters.


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: [http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct]



Berkeley, CA


More information about this recruitment: http://sph.berkeley.edu/


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated curriculum vitae (CV)

  • Cover Letter - Cover Letter describing your interest in teaching. Please also indicate if you are applying for classroom teaching, online instruction, or Berkeley Summer Sessions

  • Statement of Teaching - Brief statement of teaching philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Brief statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)


  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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