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Hispanic Linguistics Lecturer Pool- Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 20th, 2017
Last review date: November 17th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 12th, 2018
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.

Description

Hispanic Linguistics Lecturer (open until filled)
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
College of Letters and Sciences
University of California, Berkeley

Job Description:
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese seeks a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturers to teach upper division courses in Spanish linguistics. The pool will remain open through October 12, 2018 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Positions are part-time, renewable, non-tenure track, 33-100% per semester based on need. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Applicants interested in remaining in the department’s lecturer pool beyond that time must reapply to a new search pool. Typically the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in April, and applications for spring teaching in October and November.

General duties include holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments and writing exams. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.

Basic qualifications (by the time of application): Applicants must have completed all Ph.D requirements except the doctoral dissertation or the equivalent at the time of application. College level teaching experience required.

Additional qualifications (by the time of employment): A PhD (or equivalent degree) in Hispanic linguistics, in linguistics with an emphasis in Spanish, or in a related field.

Preferred qualifications (by the time of employment): Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English Demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate courses spanning several linguistic sub-fields including Phonology, Phonetics, Morphology, Syntax, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, and Language Contact . Particularly welcome would be demonstrated experience with the aforementioned range of linguistic sub-fields specifically focusing on Hispanic Linguistics, as well as a strong interest in empirical and experimental approaches to Hispanic Linguistics.

Letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, four recent teaching evaluations, two original teaching activities that reflect teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references are required of all applicants. Statement of Contribution to Diversity: statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service is optional. Beginning salary is based on an annual full-time salary rate of $52,099. Actual salary will be commensurate with college level teaching experience.

Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.

Applications must be submitted online to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01553. Questions may be directed to gspaacad@berkeley.edu.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The University of California is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. 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.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae - Updated Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Four recent teaching evaluations

  • Two original teaching activities - Two original teaching activities that reflect teaching philosphy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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