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Lecturer Pool - Department of Political Science

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259–$91,718.
Percent time: 33-100%
Anticipated start: Spring 2024, Summer 2024, Fall 2024
Review timeline: Please note: 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. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.
Position duration: A semester to academic year.

Application Window

Open date: September 15, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 29, 2023 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: Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 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 Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses as needed in the areas of (but not limited to) American Politics, California Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology & Formal Theory, Political Theory & Philosophy, Models & Politics, Political Behavior, Public Law & Jurisprudence, and Public Policy & Organization.

General Duties: 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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Completion of Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) is required at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

Completion of all Ph.D. (or international equivalent) degree requirements except dissertation at the time of application or, full-time paid political experience of at least 4 years within the last 10 years. Experience teaching remotely is a plus.

Application Requirements

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

  • 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. More Information and guidelines.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - i.e. past course syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 required (contact information only)

If necessary, we will contact the references directly to write letters for applications.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04088

Help contact: knera@berkeley.edu

About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

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.

Please refer to the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy.

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 prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Berkeley, CA