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 as needed in the areas of 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%, depending on the number of classes being taught. Appointments typically start at the beginning of the semester and may be renewed 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 Completion of Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) is required at 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 $54,738. 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 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/JPF01845 . Applicants must submit their most recently updated C.V.

The department may later request contact information for 3-5 references, teaching 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 13, 2019. 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 13, 2019 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 Serena Groen at serena_groen@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

The Charles & Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a faculty appointment in Political Theory at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The Department welcomes applications from candidates specializing in all topics, approaches, historical periods, and areas in the subfield of Political Theory.

The University of California acknowledges the need to remove barriers to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor must hold a completed Ph.D., or equivalent international degree, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01898.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles or chapters from a book or book manuscript), the names and contact information of three references, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).

Assistant Professor applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must have completed all degree requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, with the exception of the dissertation, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01870. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript), three letters of reference, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions- diversity/support-faculty-candidates.

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 must be received by October 31, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. Please direct questions regarding the application process to Serena Groen , Director of Administration for Political Science.

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. 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 policy and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

The Charles & Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a faculty appointment in Political Theory at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The Department welcomes applications from candidates specializing in all topics, approaches, historical periods, and areas in the subfield of Political Theory.

The University of California acknowledges the need to remove barriers to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor must hold a completed Ph.D., or equivalent international degree, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01898.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles or chapters from a book or book manuscript), the names and contact information of three references, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).

Assistant Professor applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must have completed all degree requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, with the exception of the dissertation, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01870. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript), three letters of reference, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions- diversity/support-faculty-candidates.

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 must be received by October 31, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. Please direct questions regarding the application process to Serena Groen , Director of Administration for Political Science.

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. 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 policy and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.