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Lecturer - Open Pool - School of Social Welfare

Position overview

Salary range: 62,455-112,801
Percent time: Varies
Anticipated start: Positions usually start in August, January, or various times throughout the summer. Applications are typically reviewed for summer session course needs in March, fall course needs in April, and in October for spring course needs.

Application Window

Open date: April 1st, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, May 23, 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, Mar 31, 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

Berkeley Social Welfare invites applications for an open pool of part‐time, non‐tenure track lecturer positions. The number of positions available varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the School.

We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach small to medium size seminar courses in Social Welfare Policy, Social Work Practice and/or Research Methods at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. We are especially interested in lecturers with knowledge in practice.

Standard duties beyond podium teaching include holding office hours, assigning grades, and preparing course materials.

The School of Social Welfare is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

Berkeley offers an excellent benefits package and a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement and represented by the UC-AFT.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Master’s degree or equivalent international degree by time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates wishing to teach Masters‐level social work practice courses are required to have an MSW degree (or international equivalent) AND 2 years of post‐Master's experience.

Preferred qualifications

• Demonstrated teaching experience.
• Demonstrated experience in social work and field education.
• Demonstrated work experience with diverse populations.
• Demonstrated experience in social work and field education.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03406

Help contact: d.schiller@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.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer contract, Postdoctoral contract, Research Series contract, and Librarian contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location

Berkeley, CA