Faculty/Lecturer Position Listings

The Department of Political Science at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in the following areas: 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 pool will remain in place for two calendar years; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. When an instructor is hired, the position may range from 33% to 100% of full-time, depending on the number of classes being taught. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments 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: Completed Bachelor's degree (or equivalent degree) by time of application.

Salary: Salary will be based on applicant's teaching experience, appointment % FTE, and current campus salary scales in place at time of appointment. Currently the minimum salary for this position would be based on a full-time annual salary of $49,012. Lecturers teaching one course per semester are typically appointed at a 33% rate.

To apply: Please visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00719 to create and submit an application. Completed applications must include your 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 time of application.

The posting will remain open through September 7, 2017 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in May/June, for spring semester in October/November, and for summer semester in February/March. Please direct questions to Allison Covington at allison.covington@berkeley.edu

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.

We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education. The University of California, Berkeley has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through teaching, research, and service.

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 two tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty positions with an expected start date of July 1, 2017. We are open to outstanding candidates in any field, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose work is in the areas of: formal theory, racial and ethnic politics, law and politics, and/or political theory. 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/JPF01117. 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 one week after the final date to apply (October 07, 2016). 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 30, 2016 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.