Lecturer – Mathematics

Berkeley, California, United States

Job description

Recruitment Period

Open January 26th, 2018 through October 31st, 2018


The UC Berkeley Department of Mathematics invites applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the math department. Positions are temporary, and appointments are typically for one semester.

Teaching Responsibilities: We seek outstanding lecturers capable of teaching one or more courses in the undergraduate Mathematics curriculum. Courses will be assigned on an as-needed basis. A listing of courses is available at http://math.berkeley.edu/courses/choosing/course-descriptions.

General duties: Lecturers are expected to teach classes, hold office hours, develop syllabi and assignments, write, administer, and grade exams, assign course grades, and maintain course website(s). Other duties may be assigned by the Department Chair as necessary.

Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required for consideration as an applicant for the position are completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation, by the time of application. Documented experience in teaching Mathematics at the college level is also required at the time of application. A PhD or equivalent degree in Mathematics or a related field is required by the start date.

Salary: The minimum annual full-time salary rate is $53,402 based on a full-time teaching load. The starting compensation for teaching one course per semester is approximately $8,812. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to apply

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs through October 31, 2018. The math department typically reviews applications for fall course needs in May and for spring course needs in November. Please direct questions to Alev Hatay at recruit@math.berkeley.edu.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01196. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching documentation (e.g. teaching materials, such as past syllabi, and/or student evaluations). A statement on professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession, is optional. Two letters of recommendation are required; a third letter of recommendation is optional. Letter writers will receive a URL from the online application system to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are requested and submitted in the online application system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via third parties such as dossier services or career centers, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.

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.

The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns.

In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty.