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Lecturer - Agricultural and Resource Economics - College of Natural Resources

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 26th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 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: Friday, Sep 18, 2020 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

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 on 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 (at time of application): Completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent international degree requirements, except the dissertation, at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications (by start date): Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is required by the start date.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, or a related area is preferred. Teaching experience at the college-level is also preferred.

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 other related areas. UC Berkeley has 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/JPF02372
Applicants should also provide contact information only for three references. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists. 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 (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.

The posting will remain open until September 18, 2020 to accommodate department needs. 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. If you would like to continue to be considered after September 18, 2020, you will need to submit a new application.

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/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)