Job ID: 239108

Lecturer Pool - Mechanical Engineering & Aerospace Engineering

University of California Berkeley

  • Jul. 9, 2024
  • Lecturer Pool - Mechanical Engineering & Aerospace Engineering
  • College of Engineering
  • University of California Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
  • 07/07/2025
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineering

Lecturer Pool - Mechanical Engineering & Aerospace Engineering - College of Engineering

Position overview
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: The current full-time salary range for Lecturer positions is $72,404 - $192,040 Starting salary is commensurate with highest degree, teaching experience, and equity within the department. TSP hourly rate $65.

Percent time: Lecturers: 7% to 100% in any given semester
TSP: Hourly (4 -40 hours per week)

Anticipated start: 2024 - 25 Academic Year: 7/1/2024
Fall Semester (only): 8/1/2024
Spring Semester (only): 1/1/2025
Appointments for Fall semester are usually reviewed in April, Spring semester in October, and Summer in March.

Position duration: Positions can be one semester or academic year

Application Window
Open date: July 7, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Jul 22, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jul 7, 2025 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

We are generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach regular and Summer Session courses, should an opening arise. In addition to lecturing responsibilities, general duties for these positions include laboratory teaching, holding regular office hours, assigning grades, advising students, and preparing course materials and exams.

We are also seeking applicants for Teacher Special Programs (TSP), should an opening arise. TSP instructors will be responsible for overseeing capstone projects in the Master of Engineering (MEng) program in the Department Mechanical Engineering. This includes: design and propose capstone projects and help match students into suitable projects. Meet with each capstone project team on a regular basis to review results, manage interpersonal aspects, and maintain efficient progress. Provide critical, constructive feedback on students' written reports and oral presentations. Coordinating and participating in the MS Plan II exam of each student at the end of the capstone project period. This pool encompasses engineering science and technology specializations relevant to both mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering.

Applicants are considered for positions as need arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.

If you wish to remain in the pool after the final date, you will need to reapply.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Basic qualifications for both positions: Master's degree or equivalent international degree at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Additional qualifications for both positions: Ph.D. or equivalent international degree by the start of the appointment and one or more years of teaching experience at the graduate level.

Preferred qualifications
Teaching experience offering undergraduate or graduate courses.

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.

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About UC Berkeley

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.

Please refer to the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy.

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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