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Lecturer Pool - History of Art Department

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 12th, 2018
Last review date: Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 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 of Art at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track Lecturer positions to teach courses in History of Art. These courses include, but are not limited to, courses in Contemporary Art, Greek and Roman Art and Architecture, European Art, American Art, Asian Art and the art of other Non-Western regions, Reading and Composition and Digital Humanities.

Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one calendar year, beginning with the Fall 2018 semester. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and campus web-based course resources.

Minimum Basic Qualifications (by the time of application):
Completion of all Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) requirements except dissertation in Art History, or a related field.

Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in Art History or a related field; for Reading and Composition teaching, experience teaching college composition required.

Preferred Qualifications (by start date):
Relevant college-level teaching experience preferred.

Minimum annual full-time salary rate of $54,738. Salary to be commensurate with experience. Some credit given to prior college-level teaching experience (not including graduate student or summer session teaching).

Applicants must submit:
• Updated Curriculum Vitae (required)
• Cover letter (required)
• Sample Syllabus (required)
• Contact information for 3-5 references (required)
• Statement of teaching (optional)

All letters will be treated as confidential as per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via third party (i.e., dossier service or career center) to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality at: prior to submitting their letters.

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AppointmentsforfallsemestersareusuallyreviewedinMarchandApril.Springappointmentsare reviewed in October andNovember.

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:

We encourage applicants from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Sample Syllabus

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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