Lecturer Pool in South & Southeast Asian Studies University of California at Berkeley, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies United States

Lecturer Pool - South & Southeast Asian Studies


  • College of Letters & Science - South & Southeast Asian Std




Open date: December 5th, 2016
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: December 22nd, 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 Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach one or more lower division Reading and Composition courses and/or lower and upper division elective courses. The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; screening of applications is ongoing and continues as needed. The need varies in each teaching term, and the percentage of lecturer appointments may range from 33% to 100% time. Appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.


Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): teaching or co-teaching one or more sections of a lecture course (or courses); teaching intensive summer courses; advising students and holding regular office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials. Generally, each course meets for a total of 3 hours per week.


Minimum Basic Qualifications (by the time of application):
Completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements except dissertation, in SSEAS or a related field, by the time of application.


Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Ph.D. or equivalent degree required by the start date. For Reading and Composition courses, experience teaching college composition is required.


Preferred Qualifications (by start date): Relevant college-level teaching experience.


Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $52,099 in accordance with the current American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.


The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.


To Apply: Visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01210


Applicants should submit a current C.V., a Cover Letter, a Statement of Teaching, Sample Syllabus/Syllabi, and a list of three references with contact information only.


The posting will remain open until December 22, 2017 to accommodate department needs. Appointment for summer and fall semester are usually reviewed in March; appointments for spring semester are reviewed in November. The pool will close on December 22, 2017; if you would like to remain in the pool after that time you will need to submit a new application.


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.


Please direct questions to: jakedalton@berkeley.edu.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will received 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.



Berkeley, CA





  • Current C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Sample Syllabus/Syllabi

  • Statement of Teaching



3 references required (contact information only)



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  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information

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