Job opportunity at UC Berkeley

As far as I can tell, Berkeley is still looking for potential candidates for short-term lecturer positions in “Chinese Religious Traditions”…

Lecturer Pool – Chinese Religious Traditions – East Asian Languages & Cultures

Job #JPF01860

  • College of Letters & Science – East Asian Languages & Cult

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 24th, 2018

Last review date: November 2nd, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: August 16th, 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.



The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate courses in Chinese religious traditions, including Daoism and Confucianism should a need arise during Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, managing GSIs, attending appropriate meetings, and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee than an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Program 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.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions may vary each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, and in some semesters may be zero. Positions may range from 33%, 67% to 100, respectively equivalent to one, two or three courses per semester.

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):

¥ Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program

Additional qualifications (required by the start date):

¥ PhD (or equivalent international degree)

¥ At least two years of university-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

¥ PhD in East Asian studies, cultures, religions, civilizations or related field


¥ Curriculum Vitae

¥ Cover letter including Field(s) of Specialization(s)

¥ Statement of teaching Optional

¥ Names and contact information for 3 references


Salary is commensurate with education and years of college-level teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $54,738 – $166,283 in accordance with the current Unit 18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

To Apply: Visit

The posting will remain open until August 16, 2019 to accommodate department needs and new applicants. Appointments for spring are usually reviewed in October; summer appointments are usually reviewed in March, and fall appointments are typically reviewed in April. If you wish to remain in the pool after August 16, 2019, you will need to reapply.

If the department solicits letters of reference for finalists the following is applicable:

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 letters.

Please direct questions to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at:

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


Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter – Including fields of specialization
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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