Lecturer Pool in German Language Instruction University of California at Berkeley, Department of German United States

Lecturer Pool - German Language Instruction

  • College of Letters & Science - German




Open date: April 3rd, 2017
Last review date: May 5th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 2nd, 2018

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.



Department of German, Lecturer Pool


The Department of German seeks a pool of part‐time, renewable, non‐tenure track lecturers to teach German language courses (of various levels). In additional to instruction, general duties include holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments and writing exams. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.


The number of positions varies from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. The position will remain open until filled to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Typically the Department reviews applications for summer and fall teaching in April, and applications for spring teaching in October and November.


Basic Qualifications (by the time of application): M.A. or equivalent degree in German or related field.


Additional qualifications (by start date): Native or near-native fluency in German and English. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, familiarity with college-level language programs, and relevant teaching experience using current language-teaching methodologies.


Letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of teaching experience, and contact information for three references are required of all applicants. Statement of Contribution to Diversity: statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service is optional. Beginning salary is based on an annual full-time salary rate of a minimum of $52,099 for positions ranging from 17% to 100% each semester. Actual salary will be commensurate with college level teaching experience.


Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees to the UC Berkeley statement of
confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.


Applications must be submitted online https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01253. Questions may be directed to gspamgr@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.



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  • Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Statement of Teaching Experience

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)



3 references required (contact information only)



  1. Create an ApplicantID

  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information

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