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Lecturer Pool - Archaeology and Biological Anthropology - Department of Anthropology

Position overview

Salary range: Salary: Commensurate with college teaching experience, in accordance with the current Unit-18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions. (The starting 100% full-time annual gross salary rate is currently $56,945)
Percent time: Positions may range from 33% to 67% time, respectively equivalent to one or two courses per semester.
Anticipated start: Appointments for Fall and Spring semester are usually reviewed in April/May and Summer appointments are reviewed in October.
Position duration: Fall and/or Spring; Summer: depends on session.

Application Window

Open date: January 6, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 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, Jan 6, 2023 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 Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology, should an opening arise. Applications will be accepted and reviewed according to department needs.

We are especially interested in Biological Anthropologists and Anthropological Archaeologists who can teach one or two undergraduate courses and/or a laboratory analysis class that satisfies our upper division course requirement, our geographic area course requirement, method course requirement in Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeologists. We also welcome applicants with innovative approaches to any other field within Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology whose teaching might supplement current curriculum gaps in the department.

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

UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

A PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Bioanthropology/Anthropology is preferred by the start date.
Prior teaching experience preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Such as course evaluations

  • Sample Syllabus - Sample Syllabus for each proposed course

  • Sample Syllabus (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).

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03292

Help contact: angelicae@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. 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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

Berkeley, CA