Lecturer in Global Studies and Political Economy University of California at Berkeley, International and Area Studies Academic Program

Lecturer – Global Studies and Political Economy – International and Area Studies

 

  • College of Letters & Science - Intl & Area Stud Tchg Prgm

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

 

Open date: March 23rd, 2017
 
Last review date: October 12th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
 
Final date: March 22nd, 2018

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

 

University of California, Berkeley
International and Area Studies
Global Studies AND Political Economy

 

The International and Area Studies Academic Program at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Political Economy (Classical, Contemporary, and Specialized Topics, such as Technology), Global Studies, especially Africa, and/or interdisciplinary approaches should an opening arise. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per academic term.

 

The International and Area Studies Academic Program offers two innovative and interdisciplinary undergraduate majors: Political Economy, and Global Studies. In addition, it houses 3 interdisciplinary graduate programs: a new Master's in Global Studies, and graduate groups in Asian Studies and Latin American Studies.

 

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Teaching one or more of the following courses:

 

• World History: a survey course in modern world history, with an emphasis on political economy;
• Classical Theories of Political Economy;
• Contemporary Theories of Political Economy;
• Special topics for students in Political Economy, such as technology and the economy;
• Interdisciplinary approaches to global studies;
• Regional courses focused on Africa that address global themes;
• Regional courses focused on Korea.

 

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or a course web site, and managing teaching assistants.

 

MINIMUM/BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (by time of application): The completion of all PhD (or equivalent) degree requirements except the dissertation are required at time of application. Experience with Political Economy, Global Studies, and/or interdisciplinary approaches to research or regional studies is required.

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (by start date): PhD (or equivalent) degree in history, political science, economics, sociology, geography or a related field.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (by start date): A commitment to and experience with undergraduate teaching preferred.

 

SALARY: $52,099 minimum full-time annual salary base; commensurate with qualifications and experience. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per academic term. The search committee is open to offering either multiple positions or hiring a candidate qualified to teach multiple courses.

 

Appointments for summer and fall semester are usually reviewed in April and for spring semester in
October.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

DOCUMENTS

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

• Letter of Application

• Sample Course Syllabus / Syllabi

 

REFERENCES

3-5 references required (contact information only)

 

All recommendation 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.

 

HOW TO APPLY


Please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01317

  1. Create an Applicant ID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. Provide required reference information

 

Please direct questions to Nanette Hara, Academic Personnel Analyst, nhara@berkeley.edu. The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.

 

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.

  • Letter of Application

  • Sample Course Syllabus / Syllabi

 

REFERENCES

3-5 references required (contact information only)

 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Create an ApplicantID

  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information


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