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Lecturer - Sanskrit - South & Southeast Asian Studies
University of California Berkeley


Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Lecturer - Sanskrit - South & Southeast Asian Studies
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline 11/08/2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
 
 


Lecturer - Sanskrit - South & Southeast Asian Studies


Position overview
Position title: Lecturer

Salary range: Starting at $64,329

Percent time: Part-time or Full-time; dependent on need.

Anticipated start: Fall 2023

Review timeline: Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available.

Application Window
Open date: November 9, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Nov 23, 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: Wednesday, Nov 8, 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 applications for the position of Lecturer in Sanskrit. The successful applicant will teach introductory and intermediate Sanskrit. The successful applicant will teach basic grammar as well as reading courses in a variety of genres at the intermediate level. Responsibilities include teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email, bCourses, and Zoom conferencing software.

Department: https://sseas.berkeley.edu/

Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD (or international equivalent degree) by the start date.

Preferred qualifications
PhD (or international equivalent degree) in Sanskrit or related field by the time of appointment.

Knowledge of Vedic Sanskrit, Prakrit, or another South Asian language (ancient or modern) is preferred.

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
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03710

Help contact: fitzgerald@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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (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/JPF03710


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