The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in socio-cultural anthropology, should an opening arise. The pool will remain in place for two calendar years; those interested in remaining in the pool after the two years must reapply. Positions may range from 33% to 67% time, respectively equivalent to one or two courses per semester, and may begin in Fall 2014.
We are especially interested in anthropologists who can teach one or two undergraduate courses in a topical field of their expertise, or which satisfy our upper division major requirements in socio-cultural anthropology (e.g., geographic area or methods courses). We welcome applicants with innovative approaches to any field within socio-cultural anthropology, and whose teaching might supplement current curriculum gaps in the department.
Minimum Basic Qualifications Required:
Minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is completion of all degree requirements except dissertation.
Additional Qualifications: A PhD in Anthropology or its equivalent received by the start date. August 1, 2014 for the Fall 2014 semester. Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience preferred.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and years of college-level teaching experience.
The initial review date for submissions of temporary instructor candidates for the 2014 Fall semester is May 30, 2014 but the posting will remain open through April 29, 2016 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Applications received by May 30, 2014 will receive priority for Fall 2014; to receive full consideration please submit all materials prior to this date. Appointments for fall semesters are usually reviewed in April and finalists are selected once funding is confirmed for the next academic year. Spring semesters are reviewed in October.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00391. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), writing sample (20 page min.), a sample syllabus of proposed course, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations), and two letters of reference. All items should be submitted electronically.
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.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Please direct questions to Cecilia Mafnas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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