Data Science Lecturer
The School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure-track lecturers to teach courses in Data Science. We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach 15-person sections in our web-based Master of Information and Data Science program.
Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the school. Positions typically start in January, May, and August, and appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance. Due to budget restrictions, no funding is available for visa or relocation expenses.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include: hold office hours, assign grades, advise students, prepare course materials (e.g., syllabus), provide clear and prompt feedback on student work, and maintain the course website with support from the graduate student instructor (GSI).
Teaching experience in at least one of the following core areas:
Preferred qualifications include a record of superior academic or professional performance; the ability to be self-directed with broadly defined limits on assignments; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and a demonstrated ability to interact efficiently with diverse people in a highly multidisciplinary environment.
The full-time annual fiscal-year salary range is $61,930 to $162,227. The School of Information generally hires lecturers for an appointment at 17% to 34% time on a semester basis.
This position is in a represented bargaining unit.
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.