Faculty/Lecturer Position Listings

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in the following areas, should an opening arise: American Politics, California Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology & Formal Theory, Political Theory & Philosophy, Models & Politics, Political Behavior, Public Law & Jurisprudence, and Public Policy & Organization.

The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100% of full-time, depending on the number of classes being taught. Appointments typically start at the beginning of the semester and may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

Basic Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant is a completed Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent degree) by the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of all Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree requirements except dissertation at the time of application or, full-time paid political experience of at least 4 years within the last 10 years.

Salary: Salary will be based on applicant’s teaching experience, appointment % FTE, and current campus salary scales in place at time of appointment. The current minimum salary for this position would be based on a full-time annual salary of $53,402. Lecturers teaching one course per semesters are typically appointed at a 33% rate.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01411. Applicants should submit their most recently updated C.V.

The department may later request contact information for 3-5 references, teaching and/or research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as past course syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc., but they are not required at the time of application.

When and if the department contacts references, 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.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs through September 7, 2018. The department typically reviews applications for fall course needs in April/May, for spring course needs in October/November, and for summer course needs in February/March. Those interested in remaining in the pool after September 7, 2018 will need to reapply.

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.

Please direct questions to Allison Covington at allison.covington@berkeley.edu

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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The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley (http://polisci.berkeley.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. We are open to outstanding candidates in any field, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose work is in the areas of: political theory, racial and ethnic politics, international relations, and law and politics. A Ph.D or equivalent degree is required within one year of start date.

[Basic qualifications]: The completion of all degree requirements for Ph.D or equivalent degree except the dissertation at the time of the application.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01448.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one to three samples of significant written scholarship, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service (optional). Applicants should also arrange to have three to five letters of reference submitted via this web portal. It is preferred that letters of reference be uploaded by referees no later than the final date to apply (September 22, 2017). 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 found at: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by Friday, September 22, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. Please direct questions to Allison Covington, Academic HR Analyst, at allison.covington@berkeley.edu

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. Preferred candidates should demonstrate the highest standards of professional research, teaching, and service and contribute to our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

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.