Open date: April 8th, 2016
Last review date: April 25th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 7th, 2017
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 Cognitive Science Program at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Cognitive Science 1 (Introduction to Cognitive Science) and possibly other undergraduate courses in the Cognitive Science Program should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the program.
Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per semester (i.e. teaching load of 1-3 courses).
The job includes preparing and delivering lectures, holding office hours, coordinating and meeting with GSIs (Graduate Student Instructors), and performing other duties as needed.
Salary is commensurate with experience; the range starts at $50,581 annually for a 100% time appointment.
Basic qualifications (at the time of application): The minimum qualification required at the time of application is the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation in Cognitive Science, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience or related field.
Additional qualifications (by position start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience or related field is required by the start date. Must demonstrate experience with and deep knowledge of interdisciplinary inquiry and research as connected to the study of the mind. Must demonstrate ability to teach effectively in a dynamic learning environment.
The Cognitive Science Program is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.
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 go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01026. Applicants should submit: Cover Letter - Discuss undergraduate teaching experience and familiarity with the interdisciplinary science of the mind. Include a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research and/or service.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Summary of Teaching Experience
Contact information for three to four references.
If requested, all letters will be treated as confidential to the extent allowed by 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 policy on such letters (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed for program needs, through April 7, 2017. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application. We typically review applications for summer course needs in February and March, for fall course needs in April and May, and in October and November for spring course needs.
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 department 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 MacKenzie Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.