Faculty

Investment transforms life sciences and business ecosystem

October 23, 2020

With a visionary investment connecting life sciences to entrepreneurship, Mark and Stephanie Robinson are fast tracking innovation at UC Berkeley. The Robinsons have given a total of $10 million to support bio-entrepreneurship at Berkeley, creating resources for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty that leverage our university’s edge in basic science research while preparing the next generation of business leaders.

UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 7, 2020

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna today won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.

Contraceptive researcher Polina Lishko receives MacArthur “genius” award

October 6, 2020

Polina Lishko, a Ukrainian-born physiologist whose work at the University of California, Berkeley, has already led to the development of promising new non-hormonal contraceptives for women and could lead to male or unisex contraceptives, has been chosen to receive a 2020 MacArthur “genius” Award.

UC Berkeley’s Reinhard Genzel awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

October 6, 2020

Reinhard Genzel, a professor emeritus of physics and of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching, Germany, will share half the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics with UCLA professor Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.”

Advice for Remote Teaching

Remote Teaching Best Practices

Prepared by the Pedagogy Task Force for Social Science: Sabrina C. Agarwal, Elena Schneider, Jon Steinsson, and Kevin S. Weiner

Humanities Research Fellowship & Mellon Project Grant

The Humanities Research Fellowship (HRF) program supplements the sabbatical salaries of assistant professors, associate professors, and full professors at UC Berkeley who are engaged in humanistic disciplines or who work in the creative arts. Funded by the McEnerney Endowment in the Division of Arts & Humanities, the HRF program enables faculty members to take research leaves ahead of the normal sabbatical-leave schedule.

L&S Guidelines for Lecturer Appointments

To request an appointment, reappointment or change of appointment for a pre-six lecturer, please fill out the appropriate lecturer appointment form here. (All forms are in Word document format). Each form indicates the documentation you will need. The form can replace or must accompany a request letter from the chair.

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