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Lecturer Pool - Folklore and Socio-Cultural Anthropology - Department of Anthropology

University of California-Berkeley
United States, California, Berkeley
2199 Addison Street (Show on map)
January 30, 2024
Position overview
Position title:
Lecturer
Salary range:
Salary: Commensurate with college teaching experience, in accordance with the current Unit-18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions. (The starting 100% full-time annual gross salary rate is currently $64,329). The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf.
Percent time:
Positions may range from 33% to 67% time, respectively equivalent to one or two courses per semester.
Review timeline:
Appointments for Fall and Spring semester are usually reviewed in April/May and Summer appointments are reviewed in October. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.
Position duration:
Fall and/or Spring; Summer: depends on session.


Application Window


Open date: February 3, 2023




Most recent review date: Saturday, Feb 18, 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, Feb 3, 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 Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Folklore and Socio-Cultural Anthropology, should an opening arise. Applications will be accepted and reviewed according to department needs.

We are especially interested in Anthropologists and Folklorists who can teach one or two undergraduate courses in a topical field of their expertise, or which satisfy our upper division major requirements and electives in Socio-Cultural Anthropology (e.g., geographic area or methods courses). We are particularly interested in applicants who can teach courses in the following fields: Post-communist transformations in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; language, culture and society; and medical anthropology. We also welcome applicants with innovative approaches to any other field within Folklore and Socio-Cultural anthropology, and whose teaching might supplement current curriculum gaps in the department.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

Department: https://anthropology.berkeley.edu/


Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

A PhD (or international equivalent degree) in Anthropology or Folklore is preferred by the start date. Prior teaching experience preferred.


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


  • Cover Letter


  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Such as course evaluations


  • Sample Syllabus - Sample Syllabus for each proposed course


  • Sample Syllabus (Optional)


  • 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).


Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Apply link:
https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03832

Help contact: angelicae@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. 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 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

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