Lecturer Pool - UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program - School of Public Health
Recruitment Period Open Date: August 8th, 2017
Last Review Date: August 22nd, 2017 Applications received by this date will be reviewed. Applications received after this date may be reviewed by the search committee if an open position has not yet been filled.
Final Date: May 31st, 2018: Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.
Description: The UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants to our Lecturer Pool of temporary part-time instructors to teach courses related to medical education and research in public health.
We seek a pool of applicants for our regular classroom instruction for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Clinical Skills & Patient Care Curriculum. In addition we seek Master's in Science lecturers who can teach and also guide research projects with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd year medical students. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue application review as needed through April 2018. The number of positions will vary from semester to semester and from instruction period to instruction period (8 week PBL periods), depending upon the need of the program and the School.
Areas of Specialization:
Problem-Based Learning and Clinical Skills & Patient Care Curriculum
Master's in Science
General duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include developing and/or preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), holding office or discussion hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, responding to email, maintaining a course website.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: For Both Specializations
By the start date, Medical Doctorate (M.D.) or the equivalent in a health sciences-related field
Additional Qualifications: Master's in Science Specialization
By the start date, must have current or recent engagement in research with a record of obtaining outside funding (does not have to be federal funding) and of publication.
Preferred Qualifications: For Both Specializations
Documented experience in medical teaching college-level courses in public health is strongly preferred.
Salary: Salary is dependent on prior college-level medical teaching experience and professional experience and will be set at initial appointment. The full-time lecturer salary scale starts at the minimum of $53,402 annually and increases based on teaching experience, professional experience, and educational degree(s).
The School of Public Health is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.
Cover letter describing your interest in teaching and any current/recent research when applying for the Master's in Science specialization
Please indicate if you are applying for the Problem-Based Learning and Clinical Skills & Patient Care Curriculum specialization or the Master's in Science specialization
Current curriculum vitae or resume
Upload contact information for 2-3 references. For finalists, we may request a letter of reference.
Brief statement of teaching philosophy
Brief research statement required for Master's in Science specialization
A brief statement regarding your contributions to diversity
If reference letters are collected of the finalists, 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.
The posting will remain open until May 31st, 2018 to accommodate the School instructional needs. When an instructional need occurs, applications for regular classroom instruction for the fall semester are usually reviewed during April/May and for the spring semester, October/November. The Problem-Based Learning & Clinical Skills and Patient Care Curriculum specialization applicants may be reviewed twice a semester for the 8-week courses.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in the AP Recruit posting to learn whether the School is currently reviewing the applications for an open position. If there is no future review date, your application may not be considered at this time.
The School seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
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. The Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Regarding Academic and Staff Employment of the University of California, see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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