Employment Opportunities

â–¼Associate Professor or Full Professor, Victorian

 

The Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time, tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor faculty position in the area of Victorian literature and culture, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The department welcomes candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. 

Basic qualifications (required at time of application): Ph.D. or equivalent international degree. Additional qualifications (required at time of appointment): teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred qualifications: at least one published book; evidence of progress on a second book-length project; experience advising and mentoring undergraduate and Ph.D. students.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01820. Please submit a cover letter, your most recently updated c.v., a writing sample of recent scholarship (published or unpublished, up to 10,000 words), a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and contact information for three references (letters will be solicited only for those under serious consideration). 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 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.

Applications must be received by November 1, 2018 to be considered. Please direct questions to Grace De Guzman at acadhr_english@berkeley.edu.

The English Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

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.


â–¼Lecturer

 

Lecturer
Department of English
University of California, Berkeley

The Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of outstanding temporary instructors to teach Reading and Composition courses, lower and upper division courses, and/or sections of lower and upper division courses, should openings arise.  Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.  

The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply.  Appointments are non-tenure, renewable, and typically part-time and can range from 33 percent to 100 percent, depending on the number of courses taught.  Typically, the Department reviews applications for fall teaching in July, and applications for spring teaching in November and for the summer in April (if applicable). The final date for applicants will be May 15, 2019. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):  Teaching one or more sections of a lecture course (or courses) and attend all lectures, advising students and holding regular office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.  Generally, independent courses meet for a total of 3 hours per week; each section of lecture courses meets for a total of 1 hour per week (lecture attendance adds 2 hours).

Minimum Basic Qualifications:  Completion of all Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) requirements except dissertation in English Literature or a related field by the time of application.

Additional Qualifications (by start date):  Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in English Literature or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:  Relevant college-level teaching experience strongly preferred.

Requirements

Document Requirements:

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching
Complete teaching evaluations for 2-4 courses, including at least one course from your most recent semester of teaching

Reference Requirements:
3 letters of references

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.

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.

We may contact you in the second stage of review to request documentation verifying experience teaching at the college level (if relevant); sample course descriptions and syllabi; and proof of degree.

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with teaching experience.  The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $53,403 in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

To Apply:  visit:  https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01726.

Please direct questions to Grace De Guzman (acadhr_english@berkeley.edu).

The English Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

Under Federal Law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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.

More information about this recruitment at https://english.berkeley.ed