Lecturer in French Language and Culture

University of California Berkeley Department of French

United States

Lecturer Pool-French Language and Culture-Department of French

Job #JPF02973
  • French / College of Letters & Science - Arts & Humanities / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: $56,381.00 - $59,235.00
Percent time: Positions may range from 11% to 100% time for one semester or one summer session.
Anticipated start: The Department reviews applications for fall teaching in March and April, and applications for spring teaching in October and November, and for the summer in March (if applicable). Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester (in mid-January for Spring Semester; in mid-August for Fall Semester). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed (including hiring for Summer Sessions)
Position duration: Appointments may be renewable based on the program’s need, funding, and performance.

Application Window

Open date: April 29th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 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 French at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks a pool of non-tenure-track qualified candidates for possible consideration as temporary instructors to teach beginning to advanced level in the area of French language and culture. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond the final date must reapply.

General Duties:
Responsibilities include teaching lower division beginning to advanced level French courses, curriculum development, and collaborating with other language faculty. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, and preparing course materials.

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 position's start date. The Department is unable to provide a visa/work permit.

Department: https://french.berkeley.edu/


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Advance degree is required by the start date. College-level teaching for at least three years by start date.

Preferred qualifications

PhD (or equivalent international degree) and relevant college-level teaching experience in French. Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, or a relevant field; native or near-native ability in French and English by the time of application.

Demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching for at least three years by start date.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Stating your teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields.
  • 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)
  • All Teaching Evaluation - All Teaching Evaluations from the last three years.
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02973

Help contact: clfa_apc@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.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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