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Lecturer Pool Cognitive Science ISSP College of Letters and 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 Cognitive Science 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 - $97,304.

Percent time: 11% to 100%

Anticipated start: Positions usually start at the beginning of the semester (in mid-January for Spring Semester; in mid-August for Fall Semester). Summer appointments begin in late May and run into early August. UC Berkeley's academic calendar can be viewed at http://registrar.berkeley.edu/calendar.

Review timeline: Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April and May, and in October and November for spring course needs, and summer course needs in March and April. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.

Position duration: Semesters or Summer Sessions Please note: These positions are temporary appointments with no guarantee of reappointment at the end of the term. 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.

Application Window
Open date: March 25, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Apr 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 24, 2025 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

The Cognitive Science Program at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants to enter a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Cognitive Science 1 (Introduction to Cognitive Science), upper division courses on Cognitive Psychology, Computational Modeling, Language and Cognition, Cognitive Neuroscience, and cognition-related social sciences, and possibly other undergraduate courses in the Cognitive Science Program should an opening arise.

The position's duties include: undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

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)
By position start date: A PhD (or equivalent international degree)

Preferred qualifications
A commitment to, and experience with, undergraduate teaching, preferably in the areas of Cognitive Science, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Psychology or Neuroscience. Must demonstrate ability to teach effectively in a dynamic learning environment. Must demonstrate experience with, and deep knowledge of, interdisciplinary inquiry and research as connected to the study of the mind.

The Cognitive Science Program is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching as well as communicating effectively with a diverse student population.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • 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).
  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide teaching evaluations for most recent two semesters of non-Summer, non-Teaching Assistant positions (if available, otherwise include any evaluations).

    (Optional)


Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04356

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/JPF04356

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