Open date: February 22nd, 2016
Last review date: March 22nd, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 16th, 2016
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 East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach lower or upper division courses in Japanese Literature and culture should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The positions may range from 33% per semester to 100% per semester.
We are seeking outstanding lecturers in Japanese pre-modern literature, modern literature, and film and cultural studies.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): teaching courses in pre-modern literature, modern literature, or film and cultural studies, intensive summer courses; supervising graders or graduate student instructors; holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email and /or bCourses. Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Minimum Basic Qualifications (by the time of application):
M.A. or equivalent degree is required in a relevant field by the time of application.
Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Native or near native fluency in Japanese. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Good command of English by start date.
Preferred Qualifications (by start date):
Ph.D or equivalent degree in a relevant field by start date. Experience in teaching at the college level and experience with computer-assisted instruction is highly desirable.
Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $49,012 in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.
The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.
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.
To Apply: Visit: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00966
Applicants should submit a current C.V., a letter of application, summary of teaching experience, three letters of recommendation, and an internet link to a Teaching Demonstration.
The posting will remain open until December 2016 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for summer and fall semesters are usually reviewed in March and for spring semester in November. The pool will close on December 16, 2016; if you would like to remain in the pool after that time you will need to submit a new application.
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 (https://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The position will remain open until filled.
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