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Lecturer Pool - Premodern & Modern Chinese Literature & Culture - East Asian Languages & Cultures
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Sep. 5, 2019
Title Lecturer Pool - Premodern & Modern Chinese Literature & Culture - East Asian Languages & Cultures
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 8/28/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • History - Asian

Recruitment Period
Open date: September 3rd, 2019

Last review date: Monday, Sep 30, 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, Aug 28, 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.

Lecturer Pool - Premodern & Modern Chinese Literature and Culture - East Asian Languages & Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach premodern and modern Chinese literature and culture courses in English should a need arise during Spring, Summer and Fall 2020.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, attending appropriate meetings, and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.

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 Program 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.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions may vary each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, and in some semesters may be zero. Positions may range from 33%, 67% to 100%, respectively equivalent to one, two or three courses per semester.

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):
  • Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program

Additional qualifications (required by the start date):
  • PhD or equivalent international degree
  • At least two years of university-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in East Asian studies, literature, cultures, civilizations or related field

Salary is commensurate with education and years of college-level teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $56,381 in accordance with the current Unit 18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.

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.

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The posting will remain open until August 28, 2020 to accommodate department needs and new applicants. Appointments for summer are usually reviewed in March; fall appointments are typically reviewed in April; and spring appointments are usually reviewed in October. If you wish to remain in the pool after August 28, 2020 you will need to reapply.

Contact information for three references is required. If letters are solicited, 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 prior to submitting their letters.

Please direct questions to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at:

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
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