Lecturer Position in Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley
Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors, should an opening arise, to teach primarily in general and organic chemistry courses and other courses if needed. This includes grading, attending Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) meetings, holding office hours, and assisting with other duties as needed. The pool will remain in place for one year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed; some appointments may begin in summer 2017. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the Department. Positions may range from part time to full time. The basic qualification for this position is the completion of all bachelor’s degree, or equivalent degree, requirements, or have degree candidate status in chemistry or a related field at the time of application. A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent degree, in chemistry or a related field is required by date of hire. Salary is commensurate with experience.

All applicants should submit their most recently updated curriculum vitae. A cover letter is optional. Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01327

The posting will remain open until March 19, 2018 to accommodate upcoming needs and new applicants. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in August and for spring semester in December/January. The pool will close on March 19, 2018; if you would like to remain in the pool after that time you will need to submit a new application.

Please direct questions to Lauren Nakashima (ltnakashima@berkeley.edu).

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

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research or teaching. 

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.