Institution

University of California, Berkley

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf. The current base salary range for this position is $92,500-$197,100. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Anticipated start: July 1, 2024

Application Window: Open date: July 28, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Oct 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Department of Demography at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of tenured Associate or Full professor. The search is not restricted by subfield, and scholars with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. The position’s duties include: academic research and publications, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and administrative service. The UC Berkeley Demography Department occupies a unique niche in the population studies landscape, with a strong focus on formal demography, population theory, and the relationship between demographic dynamics and social, cultural, and economic dynamics. For more information, please visit our department website: https://www.demog.berkeley.edu/.

The Department of Demography and the Division of Social Sciences recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors. We embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal. We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through their research, teaching, and/or service. UC Berkeley is committed to upholding the university’s principles of community so that every individual can be successful in a healthy, welcoming, and safe environment. Additional information about programs and resources supporting the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is available at:

https://ls.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion
https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-divisions/social-sciences/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

Considering the significant disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly for disadvantaged groups, in our evaluation of applicants, dips in productivity in otherwise strong records occurring with the onset of the pandemic will be evaluated with the context of the pandemic in mind.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, as well as candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

Department: https://www.demog.berkeley.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD or equivalent international degree at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
We welcome applicants with completed degrees in demography as well as related fields, such as economics, history, population biology, public health, sociology, and statistics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. /shortcuts/ofew_contributions_diversity.
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Writing Sample 1 of 3 – One of your best papers, published or not, journal article, book chapter, dissertation chapter, or other appropriate products.
  • Writing Sample 2 of 3 – One of your best papers, published or not, journal article, book chapter, dissertation chapter, or other appropriate products.
  • Writing Sample 3 of 3 – One of your best papers, published or not, journal article, book chapter, dissertation chapter, or other appropriate products.

Reference requirements

  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

Letters of reference will only be solicited for candidates who are finalists.
Apply link: https://apptrkr.com/4632576

Help contact: mailto:DemographyAP@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley 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 see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required 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 http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location
Berkeley, CA

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4632576

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