Open date: April 30th, 2022
Most recent review date: Sunday, May 15, 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: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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Lecturer – Global Poverty and Practice Minor - ISSP
College of Letters & Science, University of California, Berkeley
The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Program (ISSP) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a temporary lecturer to teach interdisciplinary core courses serving the Global Poverty and Practice Minor. ISSP offers two innovative and interdisciplinary undergraduate majors: Political Economy and Global Studies.The department also serves as the academic home of a unique interdisciplinary undergraduate minor, Global Poverty & Practice, in collaboration with the Blum Center for Developing Economies. One of the largest minors on campus, GPP's rationale is that any major on campus is enriched with attention to poverty and inequality.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Teaching one or more of the following courses related to Global Poverty:
• Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes (Lecture)
• Ethics, Methods, and Pragmatics of Global Practice (Seminar)
• Global Poverty and Practice Capstone Reflection (Seminar)
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or a course web site, and managing teaching assistants.
Please note that 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.
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.
PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.
PhD (or equivalent international degree). At least one year of experience teaching college-level courses.
Teaching experience in the fields of global development, poverty/inequality, and/or poverty alleviation.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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).
Sample Course Syllabus/Syllabi
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