Lecturer in Computer Science
University of California Berkeley College of Engineering
United States

Lecturer in Computer Science

Job #JPF02452
  • College of Engineering - Elec Engr & Computer Sc

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 14th, 2020

Next review date: Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications of qualified full-time instructors to teach Computer Science courses at the undergraduate level. This is a renewable, non-tenure-track position and the selected candidate will hold the title of Lecturer. The position may range from 75% -100% time. The anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2020. Initial appointments are made for one-year, subject to renewal.

In addition to lecturing responsibilities, general duties for the position includes holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus) and maintaining a course website.

The posting will remain open until June 30, 2020 to accommodate upcoming Department course needs. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. The first review date will be April 13, 2020. The department is interested in applicants who could teach the following courses: CS 10, CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 70, CS 88, CS C8, CS C100, CS 160, CS 169, CS 170, CS W186, CS 188, CS 189, CS 195, CS 370, and CS 375. Computer Science course list can be found here: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/compsci/

Basic qualifications:

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

Additional qualifications:

The following additional qualifications are required by the start date of the job. Advanced degree or five years teaching and/or industry experience.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience teaching courses in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, particularly courses with 200+ students. Experience managing large course staffs.

Salary is based on degree, previous college-level teaching experience, and equity within the department; the minimum starting annual salary is approximately $85,788, based on a 100% time teaching load.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02452.

We will only contact your references if you are a finalist for the position and we will seek your permission before doing so. All letters will be treated as confidential per the University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential recommenders, 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/evalltr.html prior to submission of letters.

Please direct questions to: eecs-lecturer-recruiting@eecs.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.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching - A statement of teaching experience and qualifications (including teaching evaluations, if available). The teaching statement must include information on the course(s) the applicant is qualified to teach (after reviewing our list of courses). Computer Science course list can be found here: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/compsci/
  • Courses of particular interest in the Computer Science division include CS 10, CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 70, CS 88, CS C8, CS C100, CS 160, CS 169, CS 170, CS W186, CS 188, CS 189, CS 195, CS 370, and CS 375.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • 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).
  • (Optional)
Reference requirements
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