The International and Area Studies Academic Program at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach interdisciplinary core courses serving the Global Poverty and Practice Minor (Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes, Ethics, Methods, and Pragmatics of Global Poverty, Global Poverty and Practice Capstone) and/or courses supported by the Blum Center for Developing Economies on social innovation and entrepreneurship, scaling social ventures and designing for impact. 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. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one calendar year until October 1, 2019. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per academic term.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
Teaching one or more of the following existing and/or planned courses:
Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes
Ethics, Methods, and Pragmatics of Global Practice
Global Poverty and Practice Capstone
Social Innovator OnRamp
Design for Impact
Scaling Social Ventures
Design, Evaluate and Scale Development Technologies
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or a course web site, and managing teaching assistants.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (required at time of application): Advancement to candidacy in a PhD (or equivalent international degree).
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (required by start date): PhD (or equivalent international degree).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (by start date): PhD in a social science or an innovation field, including engineering or business. Experience with global development, poverty/inequality, poverty alleviation, social innovation, and/or interdisciplinary approaches to research or regional studies. A commitment to and experience with undergraduate teaching preferred. Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to diversity and equal opportunity.
SALARY: $54,738 minimum full-time annual salary base; actual salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time per academic term.
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.
HOW TO APPLY
Please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01936 Create an Applicant ID
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Please direct questions to Nanette Hara, Academic Personnel Analyst, email@example.com. The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.
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