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Lecturer Pool - East Asian Film:Special Topics - Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

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East Asian Languages & Cultures; Japanese Literature and Culture Lecturer Summer 2017 Search Committee 3413 Dwinelle Hall MC 2230 University of California Berkeley, CA 94702

Public Contact East Asian Languages & Cultures Department

Recruitment description:
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications from qualified lecturers to teach one 6-week summer course in East Asian Film: Special Topics in Genre – Japanese Horror Film. This course is taught in English.

Course EALC 181 East Asian Film: Special Topics meets MTWTHF 4pm- 6pm, July 3 – August 11, 2017. No alternative times can be considered. There is no prerequisite for this course.

The Summer 2018 East Asian Film, Special Topics in Genre will follow a similar schedule.

We are seeking a pool of outstanding lecturers in East Asian film and cultural studies with an emphasis in Japanese Horror Film for Summer 2017 able to draw from primary and secondary sources in film criticism, literary theory, gender studies and cultural history. All materials will be in English translation.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): teaching one intensive summer course in film and cultural studies; supervising graders; holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email and/bCourses.

Minimum Basic qualifications (by time of application):
M.A. or equivalent degree is required in a relevant field by the time of application.

Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Proficiency in an East Asian language. Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications (by start date):
Ph.D or equivalent degree in a relevant field by start date. Experience in teaching film courses at the college level and experience with computer-assisted instruction highly desirable.

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $52,099 - $158,270 in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

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Applicants should submit a current C.V., a letter of application, summary of teaching experience, 1 contact reference is required, 2 contact references are optional, and a sample syllabus. An internet link to a Teaching Demonstration is optional.

The posting will remain open until June 26, 2018 to accommodate department needs. We typically review applications for summer course needs in April and May.

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 by a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

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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 identify, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see Http://policy.ucop/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Letter of Application

  • Summary of Teaching Experience

  • Sample syllabus

  • Internet link to a Teaching Demonstration (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 required (contact information only)