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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor — History of the American West

Recruitment Period

Open August 31st, 2018 through October 1st, 2018


Description

The History Department of the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications from scholars working on topics in the history of the American West, broadly defined, from the colonial era through the present. This will be considered a full-time faculty appointment, open rank position with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

All application items must be submitted electronically by October 1, 2018. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Advanced Assistant Professors should apply to the Assistant recruitment.

Basic Minimum Qualifications: At the Assistant Professor level, completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent international degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application. At the Associate/Full Professor level, Ph.D. or equivalent international degree required at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: At the Assistant Professor level, a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by date of hire.

Assistant Professor Applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): To apply please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01831 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to three pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as dissertations or dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and three letters of reference.

Associate and Full Professor Applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): To apply please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01850 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two to four pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and the names and contact information of three references. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).

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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Please submit a short statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are also encouraged to apply. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty. Questions may be addressed to Peter Zinoman, Chair, at history-chair@berkeley.edu.

Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@berkeley.edu.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) 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, 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

Lecturer — European History

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2018

Next review date: April 2nd, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 19th, 2019

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.


Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in European history should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in medieval, early modern and modern European history, pending openings.

Basic qualifications (at time of application): The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications (by start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in European history, or related field, is required by the start date. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students.

Salary range: $53,402 - $58,945, based on a two semester, 100% time appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with past college-level teaching experience.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are encouraged to apply.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01687. Applicants must submit a cover letter to include fields of specialization, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and contact information for two references.

Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter your field(s) of specialization noting region, period, and topical focus (Medieval, Early Modern Europe, Modern Europe, or if other, please specify specialization).

Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be reviewed for appointments during the 2018-2019 academic year (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters). Reviews will continue as needed throughout the year.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Brilliant, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (mbrill@berkeley.edu). Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@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, 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.

Lecturer — Various Fields of History

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2018

Next review date: April 2nd, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 19th, 2019

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.


Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in various areas of History, as outlined below, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in Economic History, International History, Global History, Asia, Latin America, Ancient Greece and Rome, Africa, and the Middle East, pending openings.

Basic qualifications (at time of application): The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications (by start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in various fields of history, is required by the start date. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students.

Salary range: $53,402 - $58,945, based on a two semester, 100% time appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with past college-level teaching experience.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are encouraged to apply.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01688. Applicants must submit a cover letter to include fields of specialization, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and contact information for two references.

Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter your area(s) of specialization noting time period and area of focus (Economic History, International/Global History, Asia, Latin America, Ancient Greece and Rome, Africa, Middle East, or if other, please specify specialization).

Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be reviewed for appointments during the 2018-2019 academic year (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters). Reviews will continue as needed throughout the year.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Brilliant, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (mbrill@berkeley.edu). Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@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, 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.

Lecturer — United States History

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2018

Next review date: April 2nd, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 19th, 2019

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.


Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in United States history, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in United States history, pending openings.

Basic qualifications (at time of application): The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications (by start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in United States history, or related field, is required by the start date. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students.

Salary range: $53,402 - $58,945, based on a two semester, 100% time appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with past college-level teaching experience.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are also encouraged to apply.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01689. Applicants must submit a cover letter to include fields of specialization, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and contact information for two references.

Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter your area(s) of specialization noting time period and topical focus (Political/Policy/Political Economy, Social/Cultural, Race/Ethnicity, Women/Gender/Sexuality, U.S. and the World/Foreign Affairs, or if other, please specify specialization).

Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be reviewed for appointments during the 2018-2019 academic year (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters). Reviews will continue as needed throughout the year.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Brilliant, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (mbrill@berkeley.edu). Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@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, 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.

Lecturer — History of Science, Technology, Medicine, or Quantitative/Computational History

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2018

Next review date: April 2nd, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 19th, 2019

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.


Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in the History of Science (broadly defined, including Science and Technology Studies) and Quantitative/Computational History should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to teach courses in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History, pending openings.

Basic qualifications (at time of application): The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.

Additional qualifications (by start date): A PhD or equivalent degree in History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational history, or related field, is required by the start date. Demonstrated teaching excellence in the appropriate fields with undergraduates and, where appropriate, graduate students.

Salary range: $53,402 - $58,945, based on a two semester, 100% time appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with past college-level teaching experience.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials, managing GSIs, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.

Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are encouraged to apply.

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01690. Applicants must submit a cover letter to include fields of specialization, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabus, and contact information for two references.

Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter your area(s) of specialization noting time period, any regional emphasis and topical focus (History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, Qualitative/Computational History, or if other, please specify specialization).

Letters of recommendation are not required for applications to this pool. If reference letters are later solicited by the Department, they 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/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications will be reviewed for appointments during the 2018-2019 academic year (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters). Reviews will continue as needed throughout the year.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Professor Mark Brilliant, Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History (mbrill@berkeley.edu). Questions about the application process can be directed to Kimberly Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@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, 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.