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Lecturer Pool Global Poverty and Practice ISSP College of Letters & Science

Employer
University of California, Berkeley
Location
San Francisco, CA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
Lecturer Pool Global Poverty and Practice ISSP College of Letters & Science

Position overview
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position:
https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259-$94,470.

Percent time: 33% to 100% per semester depending on need.

Anticipated start: Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025

Review timeline: Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments for Fall semester are usually reviewed in March or April, Spring semester in October or November, and Summer Session appointments in February or March

Position duration: Semester to a year

Application Window
Open date: October 23, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Mar 21, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Oct 22, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Lecturer - Global Poverty and Practice Minor - ISSP
College of Letters & Science, University of California, Berkeley

The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Program (ISSP) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a temporary lecturer to teach interdisciplinary core courses serving the Global Poverty and Practice (GPP) Minor. ISSP offers two innovative and interdisciplinary undergraduate majors: Political Economy and Global Studies.The department also serves as the academic home of a unique interdisciplinary undergraduate minor, Global Poverty & Practice, in collaboration with the Blum Center for Developing Economies. The rationale of the GPP Minor is that any major on campus is enriched with attention to poverty and inequality.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Teaching one or more of the following courses related to Global Poverty:
Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes (Lecture)
Ethics, Methods, and Pragmatics of Global Practice (Seminar)
Global Poverty and Practice Capstone Reflection (Seminar)

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or a course web site, and managing teaching assistants.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments for Fall semester are usually reviewed in April, Spring semester in October or November, and Summer Session appointments in March.

Please note that 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.

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.

Program: https://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/academics/gppminor/requirements/

Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD (or equivalent international degree). At least one year of experience teaching college-level courses.

Preferred qualifications
Teaching experience in the fields of global development, poverty/inequality, and/or poverty alleviation.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Sample Course Syllabus/Syllabi
  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide teaching evaluations for most recent two semesters of non-Summer, non-Teaching Assistant positions (if available, otherwise include any evaluations).
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
    (Optional)


Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Applicants should include the names and contact information of references. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists.
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04177

Help contact: ap-issp@berkeley.edu

About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley 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

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location
Berkeley, CA

To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04177

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