The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in anthropological archaeology, 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, and may begin in the fall or spring of the new academic year.
We are especially interested in anthropological archaeologists who can teach one or two upper division undergraduate courses that satisfy our geographic area course requirement, method course requirement (especially laboratory analysis class), or courses in a topical field of their expertise. Applications that will supplement the current curriculum gaps are encouraged.
Minimum Basic Qualifications Required:
Minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is completion of all degree requirements except dissertation.
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/JPF00401. Applicants should register and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), writing sample (20 page min.), a sample syllabus for each 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.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