Lecturer Pool - Department of Italian Studies
Position overview Position title:
Lecturer Salary range:
The posted UC academic salary scales 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 - $74,576 Percent time:
11% - 100% Anticipated start:
Positions (if any) typically start at the beginning of the teaching term; e.g., in mid-January for Spring Semester; in mid-August for Fall Semester; at the start of the appointed summer session. Review timeline:
Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available. Position duration:
Usually one semester or one academic year. Appointments may be shorter in duration if only a partial semester is needed. Appointments may be renewable based on the department's needs, funding, and on lecturer performance. Application Window Open date:
March 1, 2023 Most recent review date:
Tuesday, Apr 25, 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:
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 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 Italian Studies at UC Berkeley welcomes applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Italian Studies courses, should a departmental need arise, in any of the following possible areas: Italian Language
Reading and Composition (first- and second-year undergraduate writing courses in English on Italian topics, using Italian literature in translation)
Italian Literature and/or Culture (may include History, Film, Politics, and/or other related topics)
General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and campus web based course resources.
The department is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Completed Master's degree (or equivalent international degree)
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
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 usually unable to provide a visa/work permit.
Completed PhD in Italian Studies (or international equivalent degree) or closely related field strongly preferred
Fluency in English language and in Italian Language
Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level in the U.S.
If hired to teach R&C, demonstrated experience teaching reading and writing in English.
If hired to teach a language course, professional training in language teaching.
Demonstrated expertise of Italian literature and culture.
- Cover Letter - Please include a description of your teaching specialties and interests.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- 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).
- 3 required (contact information only)
References may be contacted for finalists. We will seek your permission before contacting them.
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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 (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.
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