Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

Lecturer - Earth & Planetary Science - College of Letters & Science

Lecturer - Earth & Planetary Science - College of Letters & Science

The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for  temporary lecturers to teach EPS 3: The Water Planets during the Spring 2017 semester; EPS 117: Geomorphology during the Fall 2017 semester; and for any additional needs that may emerge in the department.

EPS 3 and EPS 117 consist of 3 hours of lectures per week. Additionally, EPS 3 includes field trips that will require the preparation and participation of the lecturer, and EPS 117 includes overseeing GSIs in the 3-hour per week laboratory component. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, managing GSIs, and maintaining a course website.

Basic qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements in Earth Science or Geology except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Earth Science or Geology is required by the date of hire.

Salary: To be commensurate with experience. Minimum annual full-time salary is $52,099. Appointments will be part-time.

To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants must submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through October 27, 2017.  We typically review applications for fall (and summer) course needs in April and May, and in October and November for spring course needs.

Please direct questions to Andrew Jan, Coordinator, at

The department seeks candidates whose research or teaching has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

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