University of California - Berkeley, American Studies
Lecturer, American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Program in American Studies at University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in American Studies should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Positions may range from 33%-100% time, typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in the following areas in which we have occasional need:
- The upper-division senior thesis seminar, in which students are advised though the process of writing individual interdisciplinary research papers that draw on their preparatory work in American Studies; and
- Courses in the American Studies methods/theory series, “Examining U.S. Cultures in Time” and “Examining U.S. Cultures in Place.”
General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.
Basic Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all Ph.D. degree requirements except the dissertation or equivalent.
Additional Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in American Studies, English, African American Studies, History, Gender and Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Art History, or related field by position start date.
Preferred: The ideal candidate will have demonstrated teaching experience working with students on intensive, individualized research and writing projects.
Salary: to be commensurate with experience, starting at the full time salary rate of $52,099
We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education.
UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
To apply, please visit the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01281
Applications must include: a statement of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, a summary of relevant teaching experience, and the names and contact information for 3-5 references.
If reference letters are solicited by the Program, they 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The posting will remain open through February 28, 2018 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. If you would like to continue to be considered after February 28, 2018, you will need to submit a new application. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Program is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
Please direct questions to Dr. Christine Palmer at email@example.com.
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:
Please direct questions to Dr. Christine Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality