Lecturer Positions

The Department of Sociology at University of California at Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of
courses in the department should openings arise.

The position’s duties include: undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

Position Overview

Salary range: Minimum starting rate is $56,945; salary commensurate with education and experience.
Percent time: Part-time or Full-time; 17%-100%
Anticipated start: Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022 The Department typically reviews applications for course needs in August-November for spring appointments, and February/March for fall. December - March for Summer appointments.
Position duration: Semester

Application Window

Open date: November 16th, 2021
Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022 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.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is an advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program.
Preferred qualifications
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) at the time of appointment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • 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 (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03258
Help contact: kmills@berkeley.edu