Lecturer - Fitness - Physical Education Program - University of California, Berkeley

University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA4.2

Full-time$55,000 a year
EducationSkills
Description
The Physical Education Program at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for part-time non-tenure track lecturer positions. Positions may be available as early as Spring 2019, but applications will be accepted through June 30, 2019.

Successful candidates will teach physical activity courses at elementary through advanced levels in physical education. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include: holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), creating and grading exams, and using a learning management system (e.g. bCourses) and/or maintaining a course website. Positions may vary from 9% per semester to 45% FTE depending upon need(1-5 classes per semester). Positions may vary from 9% per semester to 45% FTE depending upon need(1-5 classes per semester) Successful candidates will teach Physical Education classes at elementary through advanced levels in the following subject areas:

  • Fitness: Resistance-training, Circuit-training, Core, Aerobics
  • Dance: Ballroom, Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Tap
  • Martial Arts: Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Yongmudo
  • Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Racquetball
  • Swimming
  • Wellness and Yoga
Basic Qualifications (required at time of application):
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent international degree.

Additional Qualifications (required at time of application):
At least one year prior experience teaching one or more of the listed subjects at the adult or college level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's or equivalent international degree in related field. Professional accomplishment or recognition in one or more area of specialization.

Salary:
Minimum annual full-time salary rate is $54,738; salary commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:
Complete an application at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01760. All applications must include the following required documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Teaching addressing your philosophy and goals for teaching physical education activities.
  • Contact information for three references. Letters not needed at this time but may be requested.
You may also submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, and/or service).

Any 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.

The posting will remain open until June 28, 2019 to accommodate departmental needs. The Department typically reviews applications for course needs in July/August for spring appointments, September/October for summer appointments, and February/March for fall. However, applications will be reviewed throughout the academic year and leading up to any particular semester. The pool will close on June 28, 2019. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in APRecruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is not future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to: Andrew Park at aypark@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
Requirements
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching addressing your philosophy and goals for teaching physical education activities.

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

Reference requirements
3 required (contact information only)