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Lecturer - Ethnomusicology - 2020-2021

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 11th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Mar 27, 2020 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: Saturday, Feb 6, 2021 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 Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the area of Ethnomusicology.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

The Music 130s series. These courses are devoted to the study of musical practices around the world. Such courses may consist of lectures with either discussion sections or performance labs dedicated to offering hands-on instruction in support of the lecturers. Some music cultures, such as Music 131A, Music of India, have dedicated course numbers. Music 139: Topics in Musics of the World is a generic course which can cover any one of a wide range of musical practices.

We also welcome courses that focus on musical cultures of the world other than those mentioned above.

Please consult the online Guide (http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/music/) for descriptions of all the course in the 130s series.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses. Some courses may require supervision of discussion sections taught by graduate students.

Minimum Basic Qualifications: PhD (or international equivalent degree), by time of application.

Additional Qualifications: (by they start date): Evidence of effective teaching in music of different world cultures.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with teaching in a university setting.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $56,381-$62,232; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02495

References: Letters of reference will only be solicited for 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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer sessions in March. UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

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 Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

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

Learn More

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

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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)