The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a two-semester appointment for one lecturer. Duties include teaching 2 courses: Ling 55AC, The American Languages (for lower division undergraduates), and Ling 155AC, Language in the United States: a Capsule History (for upper division undergraduates). In addition, the duties include holding regular office hours, calculating grades, advising students, preparing course materials and exams, managing graduate student instructors, and attending appropriate meetings/orientations, etc.
UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.
For those who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a U.S. visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is unable to provide a visa/work permit for this position.
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We welcome applications from those who have had non-traditional career paths, have achieved excellence in careers outside academia, or have taken time off for personal reasons. UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
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