LINGUIST List 31.1298

Wed Apr 08 2020

Jobs: Semantics: Lecturer, University of California Berkeley

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 06-Apr-2020
From: Paula Floro <>
Subject: Semantics: Lecturer, University of California Berkeley, USA
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University or Organization: University of California Berkeley
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Formal Semantics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Semantics


Lecturer - Formal Semantics - Linguistics

- The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a two-semester appointment for one, full-time (100%) lecturer in Formal Semantics in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. Duties include teaching six courses, Ling 121 “Formal Semantics” (for undergraduate majors), Ling 221, “Advanced Formal Semantics” (for graduate students), Ling 290B “Topics in Linguistic Theory: Semantics” (a graduate research seminar), Ling 5 “Language and Linguistics” (a freshman linguistics course), and two others to be determined. 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.
- Salary will be based on the University's annual pay scale for lecturers, between $56,381 and $63,788, commensurate with past college-level teaching experience.
- UC Lecturers are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.
- Basic Qualifications (by time of application):
Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at time of application.
- Additional Qualifications (by start date): Advanced degree by start date.
- Preferred Qualifications:
PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Linguistics and demonstrated excellence in teaching courses at the college level.
- 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.
- The Department of Linguistics and the University of California, Berkeley, recognize and value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion,
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.
= 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 ( prior to submitting their letters.
- Please submit all materials electronically at the link for applications below.
- Questions can be sent to Paula Floro 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


Application Deadline: 10-May-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager Paula Floro
Phone: 510-643-7623
Fax: 510-643-5688

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