Summer Lecturer Pool Digital Humanities Division of Arts and Humanities
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329-$91,718.
Percent time: Summer Sessions Lecturer appointments are part-time and weighed at 50%. Lecturers can teach more than one course at a time.
Anticipated start: Summer appointments begin in the third week of May and run into mid August. Typically, the Division reviews applications for summer teaching in February/March.
Position duration: Summer Session (6-weeks)
Open date: December 9, 2022
Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 10, 2023 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: Saturday, Dec 9, 2023 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.
The Division of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of outstanding lecturers to teach Digital Humanities using data science tools to teach online courses in the Digital Humanities Summer Minor.
In addition to instruction, general duties include holding office hours, developing syllabi and assignments, writing and grading exams, and grading and commenting on papers. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. Please see our website for more information on the currently taught online courses.
Specifically, we are looking for lecturers for the following courses in our program:
- DIGHUM 101 Practicing the Digital Humanities
- DIGHUM 150B Digital Humanities and Visual and Spatial Analysis
- DIGHUM 150C Digital Humanities and Text and Language Analysis
- DIGHUM 160 Critical Digital Humanities
Please visit the Digital Humanities course info link for more information on these courses.
The incumbent can draw on our existing syllabi and materials for these courses, or develop and propose their own.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. Applicants will be reviewed for positions as needs arise.
Digital Humanities Course Info: https://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/dighum
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Completed master's degree (or equivalent degree).
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
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 start date of the position. The Department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.
Topics vary, and a background in digital humanities and the relevant field is strongly preferred. College level teaching experience in the relevant field is also preferred.
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- 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).
- Sample Syllabus - The applicant should consider which one of the following course categories they are interested in teaching: DigHum 100 Theory and Methods; DigHum 101 Practicing Digital Humanities; Digital Humanities and Archival Design; Digital Humanities and Text and Language Analysis; Digital Humanities and Visual and Spatial Analysis; and Critical Digital Humanities. Please identify the category under which the proposed course would be offered.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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