Lecturers - Various Fields of History - Department of History

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 31st, 2014
Last review date: April 30th, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 30th, 2016
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.


Recruitment Period

Open March 31, 2014 through March 30, 2016
Initial review of applications will begin April 30, 2014 for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters. The review of applications for academic year 2014-2015 will continue through May 2014. Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis in fall 2014 to accommodate course additions and fill vacancies that arise due to scholars accepting tenure track positions or fellowships, illness, as well as the failure to complete degree requirements by the beginning of the spring 2015 semester.

Typically, applications will be reviewed from March through May for the entire academic year and from September through November to cover course additions and vacancies for the following spring semester for subsequent academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.


The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in the fields of Asia, Latin America, Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Economic History, International History, and History of Science, pending openings. The pool will remain in place for two calendar years. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time (one to six courses), with salary dependent on qualifications. The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation. Additionally, PhD or equivalent received by the start date, which may be as soon as July 1, 2014.

Review of applications will start April 30, 2014. All items must be submitted no later than March 30, 2016 to be considered for academic year 2016-2017. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the University of California Statement of Confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html, prior to submitting their letters. All applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

The positions will remain open until filled. Complete applications submitted by April 30, 2014 will receive priority for academic year 2014-2015.

The pool will close March 30, 2016. If the department decides to runs a new search after this date, you will need to submit an application for the new search.

The department is interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia, and seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Peterson, Chair, Department of History (mark-peterson@berkeley.edu).

The University of California 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

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More information about this recruitment: http://history.berkeley.edu/




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