Lecturer in Engineering Management

University of California, Berkeley

United States



The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach engineering management topics in the Master of Engineering program (Berkeley MEng) program should an opening arise. 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 institute.

The M.Eng. program offers coursework in technology innovation and management. We hire a number of qualified professionals and academics to hold temporary lecturer appointments to lend variety and subject matter expertise to our core engineering leadership topics:

Accounting & Finance
Coaching for High Performing Teams 
Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Finance 
Industry Analysis
Marketing and Product Management 
Organizational Behavior and Negotiations 
Project Management and Teaming
R&D Technology Management 
Technology Strategy

Position Description:

We hire for both Teacher Special Program (TSP) and lecturer positions. TSPs teach short courses consisting of 10-15 contact hours, on one or more topic areas listed above. Most TSP courses are taught in a “Boot Camp” format over 8- 10 days in August or January. Lecturers teach semester-long or year-long series courses.

Lecturers and TSPs are responsible for the course syllabus: curriculum development and delivery, student assessment through relevant projects, problem sets, tests and/or class attendance and participation, and grades.

Salary is based on highest degree completed, college level teaching experience, and equity within the department.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience teaching college or graduate students and bachelor’s or equivalent international degree required by date of application.

Additional Qualifications:

Masters degree or equivalent international degree required by the start date of the job, or industry leadership experience demonstrated by 2 or more years at management or executive level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching graduate-level business and management topics to engineers.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01789

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, example syllabus from a previous teaching engagement, student evaluations or feedback from previous teaching engagement(s), and the contact information only for two references. Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists. 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through July 10, 2019. We typically review applications for annual course needs in March/April. If you wish to remain in the pool after July 10, 2019 you will need to reapply.

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 the department 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.

Please direct any questions to Beth Leven, Director of Academic Affairs, Fung Institute of Engineering Leadership, leven@berkeley.edu or 510-642-7545.

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


Berkeley, CA



Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Sample Syllabus - Please provide an example syllabus from a previous teaching engagement.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide student evaluations or feedback from previous teaching engagement(s).

Reference requirements
  • 2 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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