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Lecturer Pool - Bengali, Sanskrit Languages - South and Southeast Asian Studies
University of California Berkeley


Date Posted Jan. 17, 2023
Title Lecturer Pool - Bengali, Sanskrit Languages - South and Southeast Asian Studies
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline 02/23/2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
    Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
 
 


Lecturer Pool - Bengali, Sanskrit Languages - South and Southeast Asian Studies


Position overview
Salary range: Starting at $62,455; commensurate with experience Percent time: Part-time or Full-time; 33 - 100% Anticipated start: Fall, Spring
Applications are typically reviewed in May for fall course needs, and in November -January for Spring course needs. Position duration: Semester Application Window

Open date: February 23, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 25, 2022 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: Thursday, Feb 23, 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.

Position description


The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, invites application of a pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track lecturer positions to teach language courses in Bengali and Sanskrit, should the need arise. Courses may be introductory, intermediate or advanced.

For Introductory Bengali: The course meets M-W 12-2, and Friday 1-2 and is conducted in person.

Due to COVID 19 UC Berkeley began the spring semester with fully remote instruction, and has resumed in-person instruction. UC Berkeley is prepared to implement hybrid and/or flexible modes of instruction as soon as public health conditions allow. Remote instruction may be synchronous, asynchronous, or a combination of both. Instructors must have internet access and be prepared to adjust pedagogical approaches with a remote setting and use new teaching tools.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email and/bCourses, and Zoom instructional software.

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.
Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA degree ( or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a MA degree (or equivalent international degree) program.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

MA degree (or equivalent international degree).

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.
Preferred qualifications

MA degree ( or equivalent international degree ) in teaching Bengali or Sanskrit as a for foreign language, linguistics, second language acquisition, literature or related field. Experience with computer-assisted language learning and language instructional software, and online instruction. Native or near-native fluency in Bengali or Sanskrit. Demonstrated experience teaching Bengali or Sanskrit, preferable in a college or university setting.
Application Requirements
Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • 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).
    (Optional)

  • Sample Syllabus

  • Internet Link to Teaching Demonstration ( Maximum length 10 minutes) - Please upload the link only in a pdf file
    (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03364

Help contact: jmuench@berkeley.edu
Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 letter.

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.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer contract, Postdoctoral contract, Research Series contract, and Librarian contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.
Job location
Berkeley, CA

To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03364





 
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