Lecturer in Linguistics
University of California Berkeley
United States

Lecturer Pool - Department of Linguistics

Job #JPF03007
  • Linguistics / College of Letters & Science - Social Sciences / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Salary range: To be commensurate with experience; the minimum full-time annual rate is $56,945.
Percent time: Appointments may be part-time and may require the applicant to work weekends and nights. Positions may range from 4% to 100%.
Anticipated start: January 2022 or May 2022
Position duration: Fall, Spring and Summer

Application Window

Open date: September 20th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Oct 4, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 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 Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach Linguistics courses should an opening arise. Department policy requires instructors to create and maintain a bcourses (Canvas) site.

A link to a list of Linguistics class descriptions can be found here: [http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/linguis/]

Instructors of Record duties include teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), developing exams and/or quizzes, supervising GSIs, and maintaining a course website.

Lecturer in-lieu-of-GSI’s duties entail leading discussion sections, field trips, labs, or instruction of prescribed course content, under the active direction and supervision of the instructor of record who has final responsibility for the course’s entire instruction. Other course support duties may include, but are not limited to, holding office hours, grading, and participation in the development of quizzes.

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 of Linguistics 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. Must be eligible to work in the United States.

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

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, and service. The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Advanced degree by start date.

Preferred qualifications

PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Linguistics and demonstrated excellence in teaching courses at the college level. Prior experience teaching courses on these topics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • 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).
  • Syllabi - Submit syllabi for undergraduate courses, previously taught or proposed.
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03007

Help contact: lingmgr@berkeley.edu

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
 


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