Open date: April 11th, 2016
Last review date: May 6th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 11th, 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 Interdisciplinary Studies Field major (ISF) at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Senior Thesis Seminars, a Research Methods Seminar, and thematic courses (lower and upper division) in the ISF 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 department. Positions may range from 33%-100% time.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have completed all PhD requirements except the dissertation or equivalent, at the time of application.
Additional Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by the start date in a discipline of the social sciences or humanities (including but not limited to anthropology, sociology, history, politics, economics, public health, education, literature, visual culture, philosophy).
Preferred: Experience with statistical methods is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have significant interdisciplinary research experience of their own in one more of these fields and disciplines, and have teaching experience in one or more of these (or other) disciplines, or in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Salary is commensurate with experience $49,012-$72,759
ISF is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research. Qualified women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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/JPF01030
Applicants should submit: Cover letter
One to three course syllabi emphasizing methodology and research in the social sciences and humanities
Contact information only of two professional references. Letters of reference will only be solicited forfinalists
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/evalltr.html prior to submittingtheirletters.
The posting will remain open until April 11, 2017 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April-May, for spring semester in October-November, and February-March for summer courses. The pool will close on April 11, 2017; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application.
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 all inquires to Professor Peter Sahlins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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