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
Lecturer Pool - Department of English - College of Letters & Science
Position overview Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for Berkeley English Lecturer positions is $64,329 to $70,295; salary is commensurate with teaching experience.
Percent time: Appointments are non-tenured and 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, 2023 (Fall 2023), January 1, 2024 (Spring 2024), or Summer 2024 (date depends on which summer session).
Review timeline: 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: June 1, 2023
Next review date: Thursday, Jun 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, May 31, 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.
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.
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.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- 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 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03922
Help contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 prior to submitting their letter.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.
To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03922
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