Open date: June 30, 2022
Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 30, 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, Jun 30, 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.
The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a pool of non-tenure-track lecturers.
Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach/co-teach small or medium sized courses in the following areas:
1) Reading and Composition
2) Comparative Literature
3) American Cultures/Comparative Literature (For details on the parameters of American Cultures courses, see Program link below.)
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.
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 position's start date. The Department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
Must have an advance degree or be enrolled in an advanced degree program at time of application.
Advance degree is required by the start date.
PhD (or equivalent international degree) and relevant college-level teaching experience in the U.S.
Documented ability to work with texts in more than one language is also required by the start date.
If hired to teach Reading & Composition, demonstrated experience teaching reading and writing in English.
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).
All Teaching Evaluations - All Teaching Evaluations from the last three years.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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