Open date: June 22nd, 2021
Last review date: Wednesday, Jul 7, 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: Wednesday, Jun 22, 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.
The Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach, should an opening arise, lower and upper division lecture courses (including language courses), lower division Reading and Composition courses, and/or seminars in the fields of the ancient and modern Middle East. Openings are most likely to occur in the areas of Egyptology, Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Art and Middle Eastern literature.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) some or all of the following: teaching one or more 3 or 4 credit unit courses (3 or 4 class contact hours per week with students, as appropriate); preparing course materials; maintaining a course website; supervising graduate student instructors or graders; holding office hours; and assigning grades.
The Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.
The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.
Minimum Basic Qualifications (by time of application):
Candidate must have Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree).
Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Experience teaching college composition is required for Reading and Composition courses.
For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
Preferred qualifications (by start date):
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) in Egyptology, Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Art or Middle Eastern literature.
College level teaching experience is preferred but not required for all other positions.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
Complete Teaching Evaluations - Complete teaching evaluations for 2-4 courses, including at least one course from your most recent semester of teaching.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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