Lecturers—MA/Ph.D. Programs

Recruitment Period: 

Open through July 1, 2019

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary part-time non-tenure track Lecturers to teach in the School.


Teaching Responsibilities:  We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach/co-teach courses in our cluster programs and can supervise student teachers:

  • Critical Studies of Race, Class, and Gender
  • Culture, Development, and the Learning Sciences
  • Policy, Politics, and Leadership
  • Social Research Methodologies

Refer to gse.berkeley.edu for details on the various programs.

General Duties:

In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include holding office hours; assigning grades; advising students; and preparing course materials.

Basic Qualification:

Completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States and will have a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of hire as well as supervision and teaching practicum experience in the cluster program field of interest:

  • Critical Studies of Race, Class, and Gender
  • Culture, Development, and the Learning Sciences
  • Policy, Politics, and Leadership
  • Social Research Methodologies


These are academic year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review. Salary is commensurate with experience and typically begins at $57,509 and is prorated in accordance with instructional workload calculation.

Application Materials:

To be considered, applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Cluster or Course(s) interested in teaching
  • Names and contact information for three references (Letters may be requested)

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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

How to Apply:


For inquiries and questions contact Uilani Hunt at lanihunt@berkeley.edu.

The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
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; gender; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; disability; age; or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action, policy sees http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Appointments for the fall semester are usually reviewed in the summer and for the spring semester, in October. The applicant pool will close on July 1, 2019.  If you wish to remain in the pool after July 1, 2019, you will need to reapply.