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Lecturer - Hindi Language - South & Southeast Asian Studies

Position overview

Salary range: Starting at $64,329, commensurate with teaching experience.
Percent time: 80%
Anticipated start: January 1, 2023
Position duration: 3 months

Application Window

Open date: November 1, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Nov 16, 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 20, 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 South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for appointment as lecturer.

The appointee will be required to teach two undergraduate courses for Spring semester, namely Introductory and Intermediate Hindi.

Responsibilities include teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email, bCourses, and Zoom conferencing software.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The applicant must possess a BA degree (or international equivalent degree).

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

The candidate must have advanced fluency and literacy in Hindi, and proficiency in English.

Preferred qualifications

An M.A. or Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is desired, but not necessary. Candidates with language teaching experience are preferred, and those with a proven record of pedagogical innovation and teaching excellence are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Sample syllabus

  • 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).
    (Optional)

  • Internet Link to Teaching Demonstration (Maximum length 10 minutes) (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03711

Help contact: fitzgerald@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