Lecturer in Earth and Planetary Science
University of California Berkeley
United States

Lecturer Pool in Earth & Planetary Science - College of Letters & Science

Job #JPF02609
  • College of Letters & Science - Mathematical & Physical Sciences - Earth & Planetary Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 20th, 2020

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 14, 2021 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 Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach Earth and Planetary Science courses for Fall, Spring and Summer should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 4% to 100%.

A link to a list of EPS class descriptions can be found here: [http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/eps/]

Instructors of Record duties include teaching , holding office hours , assigning grades, advising students , preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus ), developing exams and/or quizzes , supervising GSIs , scheduling fieldtrips, participating in fieldtrips, maintaining a course budget and maintaining a course website. There are no research or Lecturer’s in lieu of GSI’s duties entail leading discussion sections, fieldtrips, labs or instruction of prescribed course content, under the active direction and supervision of the instructor of record who has final responsibility for the course’s entire instruction. The appointee is not solely responsible for instructional content of the course, selection of assignments, planning of exams, or for determination of course grades, but may assist in these tasks in collaboration with the instructor of record who has final authority. Other course support duties may include, but are not limited to, holding office hours, grading, and participation in development of quizzes.

Basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent international degree) by the time of application.

Additional qualifications: A Master's degree (or equivalent international degree) by start of appointment.

Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in Earth Sciences or Geology is preferred. Experience teaching college level courses. Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Salary: To be commensurate with experience; minimum full-time annual rate is $56,318. This position is in a represented bargaining unit. Appointments may be part-time and may require applicant to work weekends and nights.

To apply, please go to the following link: [https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02609]. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Erin Blazick, [academicpersonnel4eps@berkeley.edu].

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, and service. The department is 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 outs ide academe (e.g., in professional or industry service).

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]


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