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Lecturer Pool - Philosophy - Department of Philosophy

Position overview

Salary range: $56,381 - $99,458
Percent time: Positions may range from 27% to 100% time for one semester or one summer session.
Anticipated start: Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April and May, and in October and November for spring course needs, and summer course needs in March and April, and on an as-needed basis. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester (UC Berkeley’s academic calendar can be viewed at http://registrar.berkeley.edu/calendar), and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Position duration: Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed (including hiring for Summer Sessions). The number of positions varies from semester to semester and summer, depending upon the needs of the department. The pool will close on the Final Date listed in the advertisement; if you would like remain in the pool after that time 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 APRecruit 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.

Application Window

Open date: April 5th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Jun 4, 2021 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: Monday, Apr 4, 2022 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.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to serve as teachers or teaching assistants for lecture courses in philosophy should an opening arise.

General duties may include (but are not limited to): teaching or co-teaching one or more sections of a lecture course (or courses) or leading two to three weekly discussion sections per course. Other responsibilities may include, grading student assignments, providing individual student consultations, campus web-based course resources and attending all weekly course lectures.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Bachelor's or equivalent international degree with completion of all degree requirements required at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

    Degree in philosophy or related field is preferred and previous experience teaching is desirable by start date.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Student Course Evaluations (Optional) - No more than 3 courses, 1 of 3
    (Optional)

  • Student Course Evaluations (Optional) - No more than 3 courses, 2 of 3
    (Optional)

  • Student Course Evaluations (Optional) - No more than 3 courses, 3 of 3
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02934

Help contact: philsearch@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

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

The University of California, Berkeley 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

In searches when letters of reference are required 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/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

Job location

Berkeley, CA