Lecturer in Natural Resources
University of California Berkeley College of Natural Resources
United States

Lecturer - Rausser College of Natural Resources

Job #JPF03112
  • CNR Office of the Dean / College of Natural Resources / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Salary range: Commensurate with experience
Percent time: Appointments are typically part-time.
Anticipated start: Applications will be accepted and reviewed for Rausser College of Natural Resources needs through February 15, 2023. Applications are typically reviewed for fall course needs in April/May, spring course needs in October/November, and summer session course needs in January/February.
Position duration: Varied and may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

Application Window

Open date: February 15th, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023 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 Rausser College of Natural Resources (RCNR) at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach NAT RES 24, Freshman Seminar, should an opening arise. NAT RES 24 is Rausser College's designated course for the Berkeley Seminar Program. The Berkeley Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with an instructor in a small-seminar setting. Berkeley Seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics vary from department to department and semester to semester. Potential course topics may include natural resource management; environmental economics; climate change and energy; strategic planning and project management; innovation, product development, and marketing; law, politics and policymaking; community-driven development; public health; research methods; and professional development with the fields of natural resources.

At RCNR, we study natural and human systems from biological, ecological, economic, and social science perspectives. With more than 120 faculty and approximately 1,800 undergraduate and 500 graduate students, we engage the issues that shape the complex, interconnected world of the 21st century, from sustainable systems to obesity, from water policy to energy policy, and from the far-reaching impacts of climate change to the linkages between the human genome, diet, and disease. The College is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of RCNR.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether RCNR is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time. Those interested in remaining in the pool after the final date will need to reapply.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Advanced degree

Preferred qualifications
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Experience teaching college-level courses

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Please include a brief description of your teaching experience, if any.
  • 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 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03112

Help contact: allison.covington@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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: http://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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley, CA
 


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