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New Media Lecturer — Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism invites applications for part-time, non-tenure track, lecturer positions to teach in academic year graduate courses in the 2018-2019 school year.  To apply, please go the following link: In order to be considered for this position, applications must include the following documents:

  • Cover letter including any preference for teaching term and/or course subject
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of Teaching Experience
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity — Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching or other related areas.
  • Contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted for final candidates only. Examples of prior course syllabi are optional. For questions regarding this posting, please contact Aimee Larsen at

The School has an opening for a front-end web developer to perform duties as a Teacher of Special Projects (TSP). The successful candidate would assist with building HTML web templates to house journalistic interactive stories. The candidate would collaborate with graduate students on the ideation and design process, and then construct web templates that the student could fill in with media related to their stories. These templates would need to work across a wide array of devices, especially touch screens and mobile devices, and be optimized for social media shareability.

Please note that the pool to which you’ve been directed is our generic lecturer pool recruitment, the one from which we draw all new lecturer hires for the 2018-2019 academic year. Review for spring semester 2019 teaching needs began August, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed through March 29, 2019. If you wish to remain in the pool after March 29, 2019, you will need to reapply. The number of available academic year positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the School. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

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 non-discrimination and affirmative action policy, see



DURATION: Temporary


Aimee Larsen


  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Strong understanding of CSS, including server-side preprocessing like SASS and/or LESS, and/or CSS frameworks like Bootstrap.
  • Client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Strong UX/UI design skills, with an emphasis on mobile-based features, and social media optimization.
  • Preferred experience with scroll-type interaction, and or frameworks that support scrolling-responsive web designs.
  • Journalistic experience, or working in the journalism field, is highly desired.


Deadline: December 8, 2018