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Academic Coordinator - The History-Social Science Project

 

The History-Social Science Project at the University of California, Berkeleyseeks applications for an Academic Coordinator appointment, with a start date of September 1, 2014.

The UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project is one of seven sites in the California History-Social Science Project (chssp.ucdavis.edu), headquartered at the University of California, Davis, and one of 84 discipline-based programs in the California Subject Matter Projects, administered by the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP – csmp.ucop.edu). 

The Academic Coordinator supports professional development in history for K-12 grade level teachers participating in University of California, Berkeley History-Social Science Project (UCBHSSP) programming. This is a fiscal year, full-time appointment of 40 hours a week.

The Academic Coordinator works closely with the Director of the UCBHSSP and the site’s Director of Teacher Development, as well as school-specific administrations and department leadership, to provide professional development that meets the needs of students, teachers, and the school/district/CMO. 

The Academic Coordinator also provides support for (a) the improvement of content-specific education, with particular attention paid to the teaching of English learners and low literacy students; (b) the improvement of teacher understanding and ability to implement state Common Core and content standards by developing content knowledge, strategies for effective delivery, and academic literacy skills; (c) and the development of long-term school-university partnerships focused on the teaching of the discipline of history and the improvement of student achievement. The Academic Coordinator reports to the Director of the University of California, Berkeley History-Social Project. The position requires travel to school sites and some evening and weekend obligations. Regular access to a car is required. This position’s renewal after the initial year is dependent on available funding.

Minimum Basic Requirements:Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent by time of application.

Additional preferred qualifications include:  Teaching experience in history or a related secondary social science, preferably high school.  Experience leading professional development programs or coursework to increase content knowledge and pedagogical ability of teachers. In-depth understanding of discipline-specific student literacy development.  Knowledge and understanding of current Standards and Framework, including the Common Core Standards in English/Language Arts.  Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team setting.  Excellent oral, written, and especially, interpersonal communication skills.  Basic computer skills (MS Office).  A California Teaching Credential.  Experience working in low-performing schools, and familiarity with issues of diversity and equity in history-social science education.  In-depth understanding of the CHSSP’s Building Academic Literacy through History programming and familiarity with the specific literacy programming offered by the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project.

Title and Compensation:  Academic Coordinator I.  Salary commensurate with experience. 

Applications must include:a cover letter, your most recently updated Resume/Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation. 

All items should be submitted electronically no later than August 22, 2014.

To apply, please go to the following link https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00464.  All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters will be provided by a third party (such as a dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.  Questions may be addressed to The History Social-Science Project, Department of History, 2407 Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-2550, by phone: 510-643-0897, or by email: ucbhssp@berkeley.edu.

Women and underrepresented minority candidates whose service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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

 

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Lecturer - European History - Department of History

Recruitment Period

Open March 31, 2014 through March 30, 2016

Initial review of applications will begin April 30, 2014 for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.  The review of applications for academic year 2014-2015 will continue through May 2014.  Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis in fall 2014 to accommodate course additions and fill vacancies that arise due to scholars accepting tenure track positions or fellowships, illness, as well as the failure to complete degree requirements by the beginning of the spring 2015 semester.

Typically, applications will be reviewed from March through May for the entire academic year and from September through November to cover course additions and vacancies for the following spring semester for subsequent academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.

Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in early modern and modern European history, pending openings.  The pool will remain in place for two calendar years.  Positions may range from 16% to 100% time (one to six courses), with salary dependent on qualifications.  The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation.  Additionally, PhD or equivalent received by the start date, which may be as soon as July 1, 2014.

Review of applications will start April 30, 2014.  To apply, please go to the following link https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00386to register and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and two letters of recommendation.  All items must be submitted no later than March 30, 2016 to be considered for academic year 2016-2017.  Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the University of California Statement of Confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html, prior to submitting their letters.  All applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. 

The positions will remain open until filled.  Complete applications submitted by April 30, 2014 will receive priority for academic year 2014-2015.

The pool will close March 30, 2016.  If the department decides to runs a new search after this date, you will need to submit an application for the new search.

The department is interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia, and seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Carlos Noreña, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (norena@berkeley.edu). 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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

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Lecturer - United States History - Department of History

Recruitment Period

Open March 31, 2014 through March 30, 2016

Initial review of applications will begin April 30, 2014 for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.  The review of applications for academic year 2014-2015 will continue through May 2014.  Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis in fall 2014 to accommodate course additions and fill vacancies that arise due to scholars accepting tenure track positions or fellowships, illness, as well as the failure to complete degree requirements by the beginning of the spring 2015 semester.

Typically, applications will be reviewed from March through May for the entire academic year and from September through November to cover course additions and vacancies for the following spring semester for subsequent academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.

Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in US history, pending openings.  The pool will remain in place for two calendar years.  Positions may range from 16% to 100% time (one to six courses), with salary dependent on qualifications.  The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation.  Additionally, PhD or equivalent received by the start date, which may be as soon as July 1, 2014.

Review of applications will start April 30, 2014.  To apply, please go to the following link https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00387 to register and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and two letters of recommendation.  All items must be submitted no later than March 30, 2016 to be considered for academic year 2016-2017.  Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the University of California Statement of Confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html, prior to submitting their letters.  All applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. 

The positions will remain open until filled.  Complete applications submitted by April 30, 2014 will receive priority for academic year 2014-2015.

The pool will close March 30, 2016.  If the department decides to runs a new search after this date, you will need to submit an application for the new search.

The department is interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia, and seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Carlos Noreña, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (norena@berkeley.edu). 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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

 

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Lecturers - Various Fields of History - Department of History

Recruitment Period

Open March 31, 2014 through March 30, 2016

Initial review of applications will begin April 30, 2014 for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.  The review of applications for academic year 2014-2015 will continue through May 2014.  Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis in fall 2014 to accommodate course additions and fill vacancies that arise due to scholars accepting tenure track positions or fellowships, illness, as well as the failure to complete degree requirements by the beginning of the spring 2015 semester.

Typically, applications will be reviewed from March through May for the entire academic year and from September through November to cover course additions and vacancies for the following spring semester for subsequent academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.

Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in the fields of Asia, Latin America, Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Economic History, International History, and History of Science, pending openings.  The pool will remain in place for two calendar years.  Positions may range from 16% to 100% time (one to six courses), with salary dependent on qualifications.  The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation.  Additionally, PhD or equivalent received by the start date, which may be as soon as July 1, 2014.

Review of applications will start April 30, 2014.  To apply, please go to the following link https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00388 to register and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and two letters of recommendation.  All items must be submitted no later than March 30, 2016 to be considered for academic year 2016-2017.  Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the University of California Statement of Confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html, prior to submitting their letters.  All applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. 

The positions will remain open until filled.  Complete applications submitted by April 30, 2014 will receive priority for academic year 2014-2015.

The pool will close March 30, 2016.  If the department decides to runs a new search after this date, you will need to submit an application for the new search.

The department is interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia, and seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Carlos Noreña, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (norena@berkeley.edu). 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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