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The Department of [department name] at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a [authorized level of appointment] faculty position, in the area of [specialty or field of study], with a start date of [start date].

[Position description narrative].

Department commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion * [e.g., Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. Examples of ongoing programming (in the department or college) are available at (insert URL)]

Department commitment to families* [e.g., the department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia].

Basic qualifications for assistant rank positions where no postdoctoral experience is a standard expectation: PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in PhD (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.  

Basic qualifications for assistant rank positions where postdoctoral experience is standard, and for tenured positions: PhD (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.   

Additional qualifications: Optional but if used must be objective, non-comparable, relevant to the position, and verifiable through campus visit/interviews.

Preferred qualifications: Experience with [courses, field, particular research or skills, etc.]. (Can also prefer the PhD or equivalent international degree by the application date.)

To apply for consideration, please go to the following link: [link to AP Recruit for this position]. Applicants should also provide [contact information only or request] [number of] letters of recommendation. [Insert referee confidentiality statement information].

Applications must be received by [date].

Please direct questions to [contact information].

Relocation information and link* [e.g., for information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: ]

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 see: