Lecturer in Psychology
University of California Berkeley
United States

Lecturer in Psychology

Job #JPF04412
  • Psychology / College of Letters & Science - Social Sciences / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: Salary: Commensurate with college teaching experience, in accordance with the current Unit-18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions. The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259–$109,516.
Percent time: Part time or full time
Summer Sessions appointments are handled on a by-agreement basis.
Academic year - A co-taught course typically results in a 17% appointment, single course typically results in a 33% appointment. Appointments may vary from 17% to 100%, depending on the needes of the department.
Anticipated start: Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025
Position duration: One semester, academic year, or Summer Sessions

Application Window

Open date: April 23, 2024

Next review date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Apr 22, 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

The Psychology Department at University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors (“Lecturer” title series) to teach courses in the Department of Psychology. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Psychology Department.

The Psychology Department 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.

Teaching Responsibilities
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach a range of possible courses that vary in size and subject area. Subject areas include the ones listed below (but are not limited to).

Core Courses:
Subject areas include (but are not limited to):

Graduate level statistics/data analysis
Social Personality Psychology
Upper Division Courses
Applied Early Developmental Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Clinical Psychology
Industrial-Organizational Psychology

General Duties
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include (but are not limited to) managing graders and/or graduate student instructors (teaching assistants), holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website. Those teaching large courses are expected to work with, meet with, and mentor graduate student instructors.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD or equivalent international degree, or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

PhD or international equivalent degree by the start date of service. Applicant must be eligible to legally work in the United States.

Preferred qualifications

A track record of distinguished teaching to a diverse undergraduate student body.

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. More Information and guidelines.

  • Copy of Transcript (verifies highest degree earned)

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (preferably teaching evaluations)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04412

Help contact: psychsearch@berkeley.edu

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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.

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