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Lecturer Pool - Department of Rhetoric - UC Berkeley (EXPIRED)

University of California, Berkeley

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Rhetoric
AOC Rhetoric
Workload Full time
Vacancies 3
Location Berkeley, California, United States
Job description

Lecturer Pool - Department of Rhetoric - UC Berkeley

Position overview Salary range: Minimum annual full-time salary rate of $62,455. Salary to be commensurate with experience. Some credit given to prior college-level teaching experience (not including graduate student or summer session teaching).

Percent time: 33% - 100%; Part-time or Full-time


Anticipated start: Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April and May. Appointments for spring semester are usually reviewed in October and November. Appointments for summer sessions are usually reviewed in January and February.


Position duration: Semester

Application Window

Open date: February 24th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Mar 10, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Feb 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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.

Position description

The Department of Rhetoric is a leading center for interdisciplinary research and teaching in the humanities and social sciences, committed to the study of rhetorical traditions from the classical to the contemporary eras.

The department invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach undergraduate courses, should a need arise, in any of the following possible areas: Environmental Humanities; Gender and Sexuality; Rhetoric of Visual Culture, Media and/or Literature; Critical Theory; Rhetoric of Law; Rhetoric of Religion; Politics and Rhetoric of Political Theory; Reading and Composition.

General duties: in addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g.., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and campus web-based course resources.

UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.

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.


Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD, JD, (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in PhD, JD, or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.


Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Completed PhD, JD, or equivalent international degree.

For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.


Preferred qualifications

• PhD, JD, or equivalent degree, in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, with

emphasis on interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches.

• Experience teaching at the college level in the U.S.

• If hired to teach Reading & Composition, demonstrated experience teaching reading

and writing in English.

• Potential for successful advising and mentoring of students.

• Potential for program coordination and curriculum development.


Application Requirements Document requirements

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

• Cover Letter

Reference requirements

• 3 required (contact information only)

Apply link: https://apptrkr.com/2884442

Help contact: [email protected]

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley 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

In searches when letters of reference are 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/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location Berkeley, CA

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2884442

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/2884442
Hard deadline February 24, 2023, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://www.berkeley.edu
Time created March 7, 2022, 9:49pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 29, 2022, 4:52pm PST
Expired on August 29, 2022, 5:46pm PST
Last updated October 30, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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