The Department of History of Art at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track Lecturer positions to teach courses in History of Art. These courses include, but are not limited to, courses in Contemporary Art, Greek and Roman Art and Architecture, European Art, American Art, Asian Art and the art of other Non-Western regions, Reading and Composition and Digital Humanities.
Due to COVID 19 UC Berkeley will begin the fall semester with fully remote instruction. UC Berkeley is prepared to implement hybrid and/or flexible modes of instruction as soon as public health conditions allow. Remote instruction may be synchronous, asynchronous, or a combination of both. Instructors must have internet access and be prepared to adjust pedagogical approaches with a remote setting and use new teaching tools.
Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Department. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time.
General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and campus web-based course resources.
Basic Qualifications (required at time of application): PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) program.
Additional Qualifications (required by start date): Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) by start date. For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
Salary: Minimum annual full-time salary rate of $56,381. Salary to be commensurate with experience. Some credit given to prior college-level teaching experience (not including graduate student or summer session teaching). To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02686.
UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.
The Department may later request letters from finalists' references. If requested, 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 (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.
Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April and May. Appointments for spring semester are usually reviewed in October and November. Appointments for summer sessions are usually reviewed in January and February.
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.
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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