Jobs For Medievalists

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach one undergraduate course in Medieval French Literature in Fall 2022. We seek a scholar with expertise in medieval literature and culture, high level proficiency in spoken French, as well as teaching experience.

Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Completed Master’s degree (or equivalent international degree)

Additional qualifications (required at time of start) For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position. The department is usually unable to provide a visa/work permit.

Preferred qualifications Completed PhD in Medieval Studies (or international equivalent degree) or closely related field strongly preferred. Fluency in English language and in French Language. Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level in the U.S. Evidence of effective teaching in Medieval Studies.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, Statement of Teaching, and contact information for three references.

This position is open until filled. For questions, contact Darlene Alvarez, Academic HR Analyst, at

Position Number: JPF03459

Kindly submit the application using this application portal:

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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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