Lecturer in Classics
University of California Berkeley Department of Classics
United States

Lecturer Pool in Department of Classics

Job #JPF02203
  • College of Letters & Science - Arts & Humanities - Classics

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 16th, 2019
Last review date: Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach sections of the following lower and/or upper division lecture courses:

. Reading & Composition
. Greek Language
. Latin Language
. Classics

May include section teaching - not lead instructor for course and/or lead instructor for content or language course. 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 a lecturer appointment ranges from 18% to 100% time. Appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): teaching one or more sections of a lecture course (or courses) and attending all lectures; advising students and holding regular office hours; assigning grades; preparing course materials; and maintaining a course website. Generally, independent courses meet for a total of 3-4 hours per week; each section of lecture courses meets for a total of 2 hours per week (lecture attendance adds 3-4 hours).

Minimum Basic Qualifications (by the time of application):
Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program

Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Advanced degree

Preferred Qualifications (by start date):
For Reading & Composition courses, experience teaching college composition
For Greek /Latin language courses and Classics courses, PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Classics or related field

Salary is commensurate with education and years of college-level teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $54,738 in accordance with the current Unit 18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

Reference requirements: 3 references with contact information only.

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/JPF02203

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: eolien@berkeley.edu.

The posting will remain open until June 30, 2020, to accommodate department needs. Appointments for summer and fall semesters are usually reviewed in March, and for spring semester in November and December. The pool will close on June 30, 2020; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application.

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.

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.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching - Include topical range of expertise and interests (eg. literature, history, language, religion, etc.)
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • (Optional)
  • Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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