History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Lecturer Positions Open

March 6th, 2024  |  Published in Latest news

UC Berkeley Department of History

Lecturer Pool – All Specializations – Department of History

Next review date: Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024 at 11:59pm.


CSTMS and the Department of History are looking for lecturers to teach two summer courses:

(1) History of Silicon Valley
(2) Plagues and People: A History of Modern Medicine



Open date: February 28, 2024

Next review date: Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 27, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.



The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses.

The Department of History is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in all areas of History (Africa, Ancient Greece & Rome, Byzantine, Early Modern Europe, East Asia, North America, Jewish, Late Modern Europe, Medieval Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and other various needs), pending openings. This pool includes assignments to teach courses in the history of science, technology, and medicine, including courses that are offered together with Science, Technology, and Society (STS) and/or Data Science.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

It is important to mark any and all specializations that match your area of expertise. If you would be available for or interested specifically in summer teaching, please indicate as a specialization as well.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A PhD (or equivalent international degree) is required by the start date.Preferred qualifications

A PhD (or equivalent international degree) in History, or related field. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students.


For more information regarding this position, please click here for the listing.

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