Professor - Diversity & Democracy - School of Law and Othering & Belonging Institute

Job Description & Qualification

Professor - Diversity & Democracy - School of Law and Othering & Belonging Institute

Position overview Position title: Professor of Law
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window
Open February 18th, 2022 through Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description
The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position as part of a campus-wide cluster hire in the area of Diversity and Democracy. The three areas of focal interest for this position are research and teaching expertise in one or some combination of the following areas: 1) diversity and identity; 2) diversity, civil society and political action; or 3) legal or philosophical frameworks for diverse democracies.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who work in one or more of the following areas: 1) the content and contestation of group identities; 2) the civic and political engagement of diverse populations within local, national, and transnational contexts; or 3) the normative or legal implications of racial and ethnic diversity within democratic societies.

The position is affiliated with the Othering and Belonging Institute (OBI). The search will be conducted under the auspices of the OBI Diversity and Democracy cluster and with the participation of faculty from the School of Law (including the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program). The successful candidate will hold a tenured faculty appointment in the School of Law.

We are interested in senior scholars who have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and service, and a commitment to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. 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. Early applications are encouraged. Additional materials may be requested of top candidates.

The University is responsive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about family friendly resources, potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

School: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/

Program: https://belonging.berkeley.edu/

Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must either: a) hold a J.D. or equivalent international degree by date of application, or b) hold a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree.

Preferred qualifications
The ideal candidate will:

• demonstrate research and teaching expertise in one or some combination of the following areas: 1) diversity and identity; 2) diversity, civil society and political action; or 3) legal or philosophical frameworks for diverse democracies.

• demonstrate evidence of strong research productivity, potential for funding, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

• demonstrate evidence of outstanding scholarship relevant to the study of diversity and democracy.

• demonstrate evidence of their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in ways that align with UC Berkeley's mission to meet the educational needs of California's diverse population (see: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates).

Application Requirements Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• 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 (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversityhttps://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Reference requirements

• 3 required (contact information only)

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Help contact: academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

Campus Information
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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 UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. 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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location Berkeley, CA

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Job ID

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