UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Studies Studies Field Major Lecturer Pool

Lecturer Pool Interdisciplinary Studies Field major (ISF)
The Interdisciplinary Studies Field major (ISF) at the University of California, Berkeley invites
applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Senior Thesis Seminars,
a Research Methods Seminar, and thematic courses (lower and upper division) in the ISF
program should an opening arise. 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. Positions may range from 33%-100% time.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have completed all PhD requirements except the
dissertation or equivalent, at the time of application.
Additional Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by the start date in a
discipline of the social sciences or humanities (including but not limited to anthropology,
sociology, history, politics, economics, public health, education, literature, visual culture,
Preferred: Experience with statistical methods is highly desirable. The ideal candidate
will have significant interdisciplinary research experience of their own in one more of
these fields and disciplines, and have teaching experience in one or more of these (or
other) disciplines, or in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Salary is commensurate with experience $49,012-$72,759
ISF is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in
higher education through their teaching or research. Qualified women and members of
underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and
programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01030
Applicants should submit:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• One to three course syllabi emphasizing methodology and research in the
social sciences and humanities
• Contact information only of two professional references. Letters of reference
will only be solicited for finalists
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 posting will remain open until April 11, 2017 to accommodate department needs.
Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April-May, for spring semester in
October-November, and February-March for summer courses. The pool will close on April
11, 2017; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to
submit a new application.
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.
Please direct all inquires to Professor Peter Sahlins at sahlins@berkeley.edu.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity statement:
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:

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