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Lecturer Pool- Ethnic Studies(Asian American, Asian Diaspora Studies Program, Chicana/o, Latina/o Studies Program, Native Amer

Position overview

Position title: Non-Senate Lecturer
Salary range: Salary is dependent upon qualifications and years of college-level teaching experience. Starting minimum full-time equivalent annual academic salary is $56,945.
Percent time: Positions may range from 33% to 67% time (one to two courses).
Anticipated start: Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester (mid-August for Fall Semester; mid-January for Spring Semester). Typically the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in February and March, and applications for spring teaching in September and October and for the summer in February and March (if applicable). Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed. The pool will remain open for one calendar year.
Position duration: A semester or full academic year (2 semesters)

Application Window

Open date: September 30th, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Nov 16, 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: Friday, Sep 30, 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 Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Ethnic Studies, pending openings. These courses include, but are not limited to courses in Chicano Studies, Law and Criminal Justice, Chicano History, Central American Studies, Mexican Immigration, Native Americans and The Cinema, Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films, Chicanos and the Educational System, Contemporary U.S. Immigration, Humanities Methods, The Making of Multicultural America: A Comparative Historical Perspective and Asian American in Film and Video, and Reading and Composition courses should an opening arise.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

UC Berkeley will begin the fall semester with in-person instruction. UC Berkeley is prepared to implement hybrid and/or flexible modes of instruction if public health conditions change. Instructors must have internet access and be prepared to adjust pedagogical approaches with a remote setting and use new teaching tools.

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. If you would like to continue to be considered beyond this one year pool you will need to submit a new application.

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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is completion of at least a Master’s (or equivalent international degree) by time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

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

A PhD or JD (or equivalent international degree) and prior teaching experience.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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).

  • Sample Syllabus

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03127

Help contact: l.taylor@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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley, California