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Lecturer - Agricultural and Resource Economics - College of Natural Resources

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 15th, 2018
Last review date: Thursday, Oct 11, 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: Wednesday, May 15, 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.

Description

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open May 15, 2018 through May 15, 2019

DESCRIPTION
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses which focus on applied economic and policy questions in agriculture, biotechnology, environment, natural resources, international development, and trade.

Further information about ARE, including courses taught, can be found on the following websites:
http://are.berkeley.edu
• Undergraduate Courses: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/envecon/
• Graduate Courses: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/a,resec/

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Appointments are typically part- time and 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 maintaining a course website.

Basic Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant for this position is the completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements, except the dissertation, at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: A Ph.D., or equivalent degree, is required by the start date of the job.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01737 Applicants should submit their most recently updated C.V., cover letter, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists. It is optional to include a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching or other activities.

When and if the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics contacts references, all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics needs, through May 15, 2019. Applications are typically reviewed for fall course needs in April/May, for spring course needs in October/November, and for summer course needs in January/February. Those interested in remaining in the pool after May 15, 2019 will need to reapply.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Diana Lazo, lazo@berkeley.edu

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscriminationAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - It is optional to include a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching or other activities.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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