Lecturer in Folklore and Socio-Cultural Anthropology University of Berkeley Department of Anthropology

Lecturer - Folklore and Socio-Cultural Anthropology

 

  • College of Letters & Science - Anthropology


RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: July 14th, 2016
 
Last review date: August 1st, 2016

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
 
Final date: July 14th, 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.
 

DESCRIPTION
 

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Folklore and Socio-Cultural Anthropology, should an opening arise. Applications will be accepted and reviewed according to department needs, through July 14, 2017. We will begin reviewing applications for spring
course needs in August and will continue to review applications as needed. Positions may range from 33% to 67% time, respectively equivalent to one or two courses per semester, and may begin in Spring 2017.

 

We are especially interested in Folklorists and Anthropologists who can teach one or two undergraduate courses in a topical field of their expertise, or which satisfy our upper division major requirements and electives in Socio-Cultural Anthropology (e.g., geographic area or methods courses). We welcome applicants with innovative approaches to any field within Folklore and Socio-Cultural anthropology, and whose teaching might supplement current curriculum gaps in the department. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

 

Minimum Basic Qualifications Required (at the time of application):
Minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is completion of all
PhD or equivalent degree requirements except dissertation.
 

Additional Qualifications (by start date):
A PhD or equivalent degree in Anthropology or Folklore is required by the start date. Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience preferred.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and years of college-level teaching experience.
 

To apply for a lecturer appointment go to AP Recruit:
https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01098

 

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THE POSITION:

 

Curriculum Vitae (Your most recently updated C.V.) Cover Letter
Writing Sample - 20 page min.
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Such as course evaluations Sample Syllabus - Sample Syllabus for each proposed course Sample Syllabus (Optional)
REFERENCES: 2-3 letters of reference 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 http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.
 

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Please direct questions to Angelica Espinoza at angelicae@berkeley.edu.

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity statement: 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
 

JOB LOCATION

Berkeley, CA

 

REQUIREMENTS
 

DOCUMENTS

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Writing Sample - 20 page min.

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - such as course evaluations

  • Sample Syllabus (Sample Syllabus for each proposed course)

  • Sample Syllabus (Optional)


REFERENCES

2-3 letters of reference required

 

HOW TO APPLY

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  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information


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