Lecturer Pool Ancient and Modern Middle Eastern Studies - Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html (link is external)) 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-$97,304
Percent time: These lecturer appointments are typically part-time, at 33%.
Position duration: These lecturer appointments are made at the beginning of the semester, and may be renewable depending on need, funding, and job performance. Positions may arise for Fall, Spring, or Summer. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.
Open date: February 15, 2023
Most recent review date: Wednesday, Mar 1, 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: Friday, Dec 29, 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 Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach, should an opening arise, lower and upper division lecture courses (including language courses), lower division Reading and Composition courses, and/or seminars in the fields of the ancient and modern Middle East.
Openings are most likely to occur in the areas of Egyptology, Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Art and Middle Eastern literature.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) some or all of the following: teaching one or more 3 or 4 credit unit courses (3 or 4 class contact hours per week with students, as appropriate); preparing course materials; maintaining a course website; supervising graduate student instructors or graders; holding office hours; and assigning grades.
The Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 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.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Minimum Basic Qualifications (by time of application):
Candidate must have Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree).
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Additional Qualifications (by start date):
Experience teaching college composition is required for Reading and Composition courses.
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.
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) in Egyptology, Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Art or Middle Eastern literature.
College level teaching experience is preferred but not required for all other positions.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching
- Complete Teaching Evaluations - Complete teaching evaluations for 2-4 courses, including at least one course from your most recent semester of teaching.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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