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Lecturer - Linguistics

Position overview

Salary range: $56,381-$63,788
Percent time: 37% Part-time
Anticipated start: July 1, 2021
Position duration: August 2021 to May 2022

Application Window

Open date: April 30th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Jun 18, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 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.

Position description

Lecturer - Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a two-semester appointment for one lecturer. Duties include teaching 2 courses: Ling 55AC, “The American Languages” (for lower division undergraduates), and Ling 155AC, “Language in the United States: a Capsule History” (for upper division undergraduates). In addition, the duties include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials and exams, managing graduate student instructors, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

For those who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a U.S. visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit for this position.

The Department of Linguistics and the University of California, Berkeley, recognize and value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, http://diversity.berkeley.edu/.

We welcome applications from those who have had non-traditional career paths, have achieved excellence in careers outside academia, or have taken time off for personal reasons. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Advanced degree by start date.

Preferred qualifications

    PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Linguistics and demonstrated excellence in teaching courses at the college level. Prior experience teaching courses on these topics.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement should include evidence of teaching excellence or potential (included or summarized in the statement of teaching experience)

  • 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).

  • Syllabi - Submit syllabi for undergraduate courses, previously taught or proposed.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02953

Help contact: skeo@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