University of California, Berkeley: Political Science, Lecturer Pool

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in the following areas, should an opening arise: American Politics, California Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology & Formal Theory, Political Theory & Philosophy, Models & Politics, Political Behavior, Public Law & Jurisprudence, and Public Policy & Organization.

The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100% of full-time, depending on the number of classes being taught.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

Basic Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant is a completed Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent degree) by the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of all Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree requirements except dissertation at the time of application or, full-time paid political experience of at least 4 years within the last 10 years.

Salary: Salary will be based on applicant’s teaching experience, appointment % FTE, and current campus salary scales in place at time of appointment. The current minimum salary for this position would be based on a full-time annual salary of $53,402. Lecturers teaching one course per semesters are typically appointed at a 33% rate.

To apply, please go to the following link: aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01411. Applicants should submit their most recently updated C.V.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs through September 7, 2018. The department typically reviews applications for fall course needs in April/May, for spring course needs in October/November, and for summer course needs in February/March. Those interested in remaining in the pool after September 7, 2018 will need to reapply.

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 questions to Allison Covington at [email protected]

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: policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


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last updated 10-Sep-2017