Lecturer – Archaeology and Biological Anthropology
College of Letters & Science – Social Sciences – Anthropology
Open date: May 23rd, 2019
Last review date: Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 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, May 15, 2020 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 Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology, should an opening arise. Applications will be accepted and reviewed according to department needs. This pool will remain open until May 15, 2020 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for Fall and Spring semester are usually reviewed in April/May and Summer appointments are reviewed in October. If you wish to remain in the pool after May 15, 2020, you will need to reapply. Positions may range from 33% to 67% time, respectively equivalent to one or two courses per semester.
We are especially interested in Biological Anthropologists and Anthropological Archaeologists who can teach one or two undergraduate courses and/or a laboratory analysis class that satisfies our upper division course requirement, our geographic area course requirement, method course requirement in Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeologists. We also welcome applicants with innovative approaches to any other field within Biological Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology whose teaching might supplement current curriculum gaps in the department. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.
Minimum Basic Qualifications Required (at the time of application):
Minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is completion of all PhD or equivalent international degree requirements except dissertation.
Preferred Qualifications (by start date):
A PhD or equivalent degree in Bioanthropology/Anthropology is preferred by the start date.
Prior teaching experience preferred.
Salary is dependent on college-level teaching experience.
UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.
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The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Please direct questions to Angelica Espinoza at email@example.com.
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Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness – Such as course evaluations
Writing Sample – 20 page minimum
Sample Syllabus – Sample Syllabus for each proposed course
Sample Syllabus (Optional)
2 required (contact information only)