Forestry Lecturer (Full Time)

Website University of California at Berkeley

The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a Lecturer position in Forestry. This is a campus- based, twelve-month, non-tenure-track position. This position will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in support of the Ecosystem Management and Forestry Major ( This would initially include classes in Forest Measurements, Dendrology, with other possible topics related to the successful candidates background/interests. Additional teaching and curriculum development will occur in support of the University of California Forestry Summer Camp ( in the northern Sierra Nevada including a new set of 1-week mini-camps for potential forestry students.

The candidate must have a Master’s degree in forestry or related natural resources management field and two years of experience teaching college courses as the lead instructor. Desirable education and/or experience include: PhD and/or 3+ years of teaching experience, experience producing effective, innovative, and inclusive education materials, and strong experience or expertise related to the management of forests.

For consideration the applicant should submit: 1) Curriculum Vitae; 2) Cover Letter/ Statement of Teaching (1-2 page letter that includes a brief description of your teaching philosophy and how you will advance the forestry undergraduate program at UC Berkeley); 3) Statement on Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This should include information on how your teaching and advising will enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (Optional); and 4) Names and Contact Information for three References.

Formal review of applications will begin on March 20th, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Berkeley 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:

Salary: $80,000 – $95,000 depending on experience

How to Apply:

Note that this is a general lecturer application link for the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management but those who apply to this position will be screened for the Forestry Lecturer.

Questions about the position can be sent to Scott Stephens (

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