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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Danish Literature and Culture - Department of Scandinavian

Recruitment Period

Open July 30th, 2019 through Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time position at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate or Full Professor level, in the area of Danish Literature and Culture. The expected start date is July 1, 2020.

The Department seeks a specialist in Danish literature and culture who can contribute to a comparative Nordic model of scholarship. In addition, the department prefers expertise in at least one of the following fields: Arctic Studies, Cultural History, Digital Humanities, Folklore, Gender Studies, and/or Post-Colonial Studies.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Scandinavian. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

• Required minimum qualification at the time of application: PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

• Preferred qualifications: Native or near-native competence in Danish and in English. Completion of the Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) preferred by the start date of the position. Strong ability for successful research, teaching, and administrative service.

To apply for consideration, please visit the following link, which includes applicant documentation requirements: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02259

Application deadline: October 31, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

Please direct questions to issahr@berkeley.edu.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

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/NondiscrimAffirmAct (link is external).

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

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://scandinavian.berkeley.edu

Levels

Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are “senior” assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your up-to-date C.V. including publication list.

  • Statement of Teaching - A description of your teaching philosophy and experience, including a list of courses taught in the last five years.

  • Research Sample - Article or chapter sized, in English or in another language accompanied by an English translation

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including 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. For additional information, please visit: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Associate/Full Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (i.e., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your up-to-date C.V. including publication list.

  • Statement of Teaching - A description of your teaching philosophy and experience, including a list of courses taught in the last five years.

  • Research Sample - Article or chapter sized, in English or in another language accompanied by an English translation

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including 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. For additional information, please visit: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)