Lecturer Pool - Department of English - College of Letters & Science
- University of California Berkeley
- Location details
- Berkeley, CA
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Composition and rhetoric
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
Lecturer Pool - Department of English - College of Letters & Science
Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $64,329, in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.
Percent time: Appointments are non-tenure, renewable upon assessment of satisfactory performance, are typically part-time, and can range from 33 percent to 100 percent, depending on the number of courses taught. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists.
Anticipated start: August 1, 2022 (Fall 2022), January 1, 2023 (Spring 2023), or Summer 2023 (depends on session). Typically, the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in May or early June, applications for spring teaching in November and for the summer in March (if applicable).
Position duration: Fall or Spring: 5 months; Summer: depends on session.
Open date: April 20th, 2022
Next review date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 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.
The Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of outstanding temporary instructors to teach Reading and Composition courses, lower and upper division courses, and/or sections of lower and upper division courses, should openings arise.
Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): Teaching one or more sections of a lecture course (or courses) and attend all lectures, advising students and holding regular office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website. Generally, independent courses meet for a total of 3 hours per week; each section of lecture courses meets for a total of 1 hour per week (lecture attendance adds 2 hours).
For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
We may contact you in the second stage of review to request documentation verifying experience teaching at the college level (if relevant); sample course descriptions and syllabi; and proof of degree.
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.
Under Federal Law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD (or equivalent international degree).
College-level teaching experience by time of appointment.
PhD (or equivalent international degree) in English Literature or a related field.
Application Requirements Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
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).
Teaching Evaluations - Complete teaching evaluations for 2-4 courses, ideally including at least one course from your most recent semester of teaching.
- 3 letters of reference required
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.
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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
Job location Berkeley, California
To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03433
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