Lecturer - Department of Astronomy - College of Letters and Science

University of California, Berkeley
July 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$66,259–$94,470
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Job #JPF03988

  • Astronomy / College of Letters & Science - Mathematical & Physical Sciences / UC Berkeley
  • Position overview

    Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: https: // www. ucop.edu/academic-personnel- programs/files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for Lecturer positions is $66,259–$94,470 (full-time rate).

    Percent time: 33%

    Anticipated start: As soon as Fall 2023

    Application Window

    Open date: July 12, 2023

    Next review date: Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Thursday, Jul 11, 2024 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.

    Position description

    The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for lecturer positions in multiple astronomy courses. We seek a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in astronomy in the academic year and summer.

    Teaching responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach one or more courses in the undergraduate Astronomy/Astrophysics curriculum. There is an immediate need for an instructor for the Optical and Infrared Astronomy Laboratory (AY 120) in the fall, a rigorous laboratory class meant to introduce undergraduate astronomy majors to data taking and data analysis.

    General duties: teaching responsibilities, holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments, writing exams, supervising Graduate Student Instructors and maintaining a course website. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.


    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of a Bachelor's (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.

    Preferred qualifications

    We prefer applicants have a masters or doctoral degree in astronomy or physics. Past teaching experience as a lead or assistant instructor is also preferred. Practicing astronomers or astronomy educators are also preferred.

    Application Requirements

    Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • 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. More Information and guidelines. (Optional)

  • Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
  • Apply link: https: // aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03988

    Help contact: [email protected]

    Campus Information

    UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

    The University of California, Berkeley 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: https:// policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    In searches when letters of reference are required 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 prior to submitting their letter.

    As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

    Job location

    Berkeley, CA

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