Academic Openings


Lecturer Position

Lecturer Position

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720


The UC Berkeley Department of Mathematics invites applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions. Screening of applicants begins February 26, 2015 for the Fall 2015 semester, and will continue as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for two calendar years. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester. Appointments may be renewable based on departmental need, availability of funding, and job performance.

Teaching Responsibilities: We seek outstanding lecturers capable of teaching one or more courses in the undergraduate Mathematics curriculum. A listing of courses is available at

Courses will be assigned on an as-needed basis.

General duties: Lecturers are expected to teach classes, hold office hours, develop syllabi and assignments, write, administer, and grade exams, assign course grades, and maintain course website(s). Other duties may be assigned by the department Chair as necessary.

Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required for consideration as an applicant for the position are completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation, by the time of application. Documented experience in teaching Mathematics at the college level is also required at the time of application. A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a related field is required by the start date.

Salary: The minimum annual full-time salary rate is $49,012 based on a full-time teaching load of 6 courses per academic year. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The initial review date for the Fall 2015 semester will be February 26, 2015. Please apply by February 26 in order to receive full consideration for Fall 2015. Fall 2015 appointments are effective July 1, 2015; the Fall semester begins August 19, 2015. The full academic calendar is available at

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed for future needs through June 30, 2017. Please direct questions to Debora Haaxman at recruit [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and teaching documentation (teaching letter and/or student evaluations). Applicants should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through (a fourth letter is optional). It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via third parties such as dossier services or career centers, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and family concerns.