Assistant Professor - Islamic Southeast Asia, with a preference for Indonesia and the Malay world - Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Position overview Position title:
Assistant Professor Salary range:
The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf
. The current base salary range for this position is $74,600 - $97,200. "Off-scale salaries" and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. Anticipated start:
July 1, 2024 Application Window Open date:
September 22, 2023 Next review date:
Friday, Nov 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date:
Friday, Nov 10, 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 University of California at Berkeley is hiring a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in the Islamic Worlds of Southeast Asia, in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies.
The successful candidate will have a rigorous grounding in the culture, literature or history of one or more Islamic communities or movements in Southeast Asia. We especially welcome applications from specialists of Indonesia and the Malay world. Advanced literacy in at least one relevant research language in addition to English is required.
Tenure-track Assistant Professors at Berkeley are expected to excel in research, teaching and service. Duties will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Southeast Asian studies, with a special focus on the Muslim experience in Southeast Asia, supervising and mentoring graduate students, and contributing to the Departmental and university mission through service. For more on the Department's dynamic research and teaching community and our programs, please visit: https://sseas.berkeley.edu/
The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies is committed to upholding the university's principles of community so that every individual can be successful in a healthy, welcoming, and safe environment. We believe that our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share fully our commitment to these values. The successful candidate will share our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and our support of equitable access to opportunities for learning.
Additional information about programs and resources supporting the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is available at: https://ls.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-divisions/social-sciences/diversity-equity-and-inclusion
The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty
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.Qualifications Basic qualifications
(required at time of application)
Applicants for this position must hold a PhD or equivalent international degree or be enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.Preferred qualifications
Ph.D. or equivalent international degree by appointment start date. Application Requirements Document requirements
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- 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. More Information and guidelines.
- Statement of Research
- Statement of Teaching
- Writing Sample 1 of 2 (Applicants are required to provide a total of two writing samples) - Sample of recent, sole-authored scholarly work, in English (published or unpublished) of up to 10,000 words.
- Writing Sample 2 of 2 (Applicants are required to provide a total of two writing samples) - Sample of recent, sole-authored scholarly work, in English (published or unpublished) of up to 10,000 words.
- Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are selected as the candidate to whom the hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer. Download, complete, sign, and upload the Authorization to Release Information form.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).
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.
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