Lecturer Pool in French Language and Culture University of California at Berkeley, Department of French

Lecturer Pool-French Language and Culture-Department of French

  • College of Letters & Science - French



Open date: March 16th, 2017
Last review date: April 17th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 30th, 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.



The Department of French seeks a pool of qualified candidates for possible consideration as temporary instructors to teach beginning to advanced level in the area of French language and culture should openings arise.


The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. Positions will be part-time, renewable, non-tenure track. Typically the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in April and May, and applications for spring teaching in October and November and for the summer in April (if applicable). The final date for applicants will be March 30, 2018. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding and performance.


General Duties:


Responsibilities include teaching lower division beginning to advanced level French courses, curriculum development; and collaborating with other language faculty.


Minimum Basic Qualifications: Minimum requirements include an MA (or equivalent degree) in French, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, or a relevant field; native or near- native ability in French and English by the time of application.


Additional Qualifications (by start date): Demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching for at least three years.


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 (or equivalent degree) and relevant college-level teaching experience in French.




Document Requirements:

Applications should be addressed to the French department.

  1. Curriculum Vitae--Your most recently updated C.V. including description of teaching experience

  2. Cover Letter --Stating your teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields.

  3. Statement of Teaching

  4. All Teaching Evaluations from the last three years


Reference Requirements:

3 references required, additional 2 are optional (contact information only)
If the department solicits letters of reference for the finalists the following is applicable:


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.


Salary commensurate with education and teaching experience. Starting minimum full-time equivalent annual academic salary is $52,099.00.


Where to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01314


We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education. The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.


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.


Please direct questions to the French Department’s Academic Personnel Coordinator at clfa_apc@berkeley.edu.


Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://french.berkeley.edu/



Berkeley, CA



More information about this recruitment: http://french.berkeley.edu/





  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including description of teaching experience

  • Cover Letter - Stating your teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • All Teaching Evaluations - All Teaching Evaluations from the last three years



3-5 references required (contact information only)



  1. Create an ApplicantID

  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information

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