Open date: April 11th, 2016
Last review date: April 26th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 11th, 2017
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 Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Astronomy should an opening arise. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed (including hiring for Summer Sessions). The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are for one semester, and may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Teaching responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach one or more courses in the undergraduate Astronomy/Astrophysics curriculum. A listing of current course descriptions is available at: http://astro.berkeley.edu/courses/undergraduate
General duties: teaching responsibilities, holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments, writing exams, supervising GSIs and maintaining course website. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.
Basic qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all Master's or equivalent degree requirements at the time of application.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience (starting approximate salary of $5,563 (part-time 11% position). Some credit will be given to prior college--level teaching experience.
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.
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.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01029. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and teaching statement.
The posting will remain open until April 11, 2017 to accommodate departmental needs. The department typically reviews applications in April/May for summer sessions; however, applications will be reviewed throughout the academic year and leading up to any particular semester. The pool will close on April 11, 2017; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application.
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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.