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Lecturer - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

University of California, Berkeley
San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Nov 30, 2023

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Academic / Research
Policy / Legal
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Employment Type
Full time
Lecturer - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management - Rausser College of Natural Resources

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: The current full-time salary range for this position is $66,259-$94,470.

Percent time: Varied

Anticipated start: Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs through August 13, 2024. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available. Applications are typically reviewed for fall course needs in April/May, spring course needs in October/November, and summer session course needs in February/March.

Position duration: Varied

Application Window
Open date: August 14, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023 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, Aug 13, 2024 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 Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) in the Rausser College of Natural Resources (RCNR) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invites applications for a one-year pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses with a focus area of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management.

The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background. 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.

General Duties:
We are seeking lecturers who can teach/co-teach lecture, seminar, and/or laboratory courses in environmental science, policy, and management, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.

Labor Contract:

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • An Advanced degree, or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • An Advanced degree is required by the start date of the position.

Preferred qualifications
  • The completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree
  • Documented experience in teaching one of the biological sciences at the college level is strongly preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter/ Statement of Teaching - 1-2 page cover letter that includes a brief description of your teaching philosophy and teaching experience, if any.
  • 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 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

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:

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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