I am contacting you in an effort to identify qualified candidates for an open position in my lab. [Introduction and compelling brief description of the position]. A complete job description, which includes instructions for how to apply, can be found [at this link], and is also attached.
I would appreciate it if you can please share information about this open search with your colleagues and within your networks, and encourage individuals to apply. We are particularly interested in learning of candidates who share our University commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through their research or service.
Dear (person or listserve),
I am writing to share the [X] recruitment advertisement, and to request your assistance in soliciting names of potential outstanding candidates who are prepared to contribute to our goals of diversity and inclusion in higher education. As one of the preeminent public universities in the world, UC Berkeley is committed to equity and inclusion through its leadership and promotion of a positive campus climate for all constituents.
Thank you in advance for sharing our recruitment advertisement with potential candidates. Please let us know of individuals who we should contact directly to encourage the submission of an application.