Thursday, March 16, 2017

Adjunct in Food Policy - Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

Recruitment Period
Open date: March 15th, 2017
Next review date: April 15th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: April 15th, 2017

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.


The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track academic year Assistant Adjunct position.

The Goldman School of Public Policy seeks applications from researchers in food policy, with an emphasis on the social movements of food production, food service, and labor practices and policies in these sectors. We anticipate that these scholars will study the political, legal, and social aspects of food policy, including: organizing social movements around food policy (e.g., the Local Food movement, Farm-to-Table, the Fight for $15 movement); the use of social media in political organization around food policy; food policy as a tool for broader social justice concerns; etc. We are looking for intellectually rigorous and exciting candidates who can engage with a diverse faculty and can teach innovative courses to our graduate students.

Teaching Responsibilities: Primary duties include teaching graduate level courses, minimum of one course per semester.

General Duties: In addition to teaching, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, and advising and mentoring graduate students on independent research projects. The successful applicant will have an active research agenda, be engaged in professional activities and leadership as appropriate, and engage in school and campus service.

The minimum basic qualifications required to be considered an applicant for this position are: Ph.D., J.D. or equivalent degree required at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching. An MPP or MPA degree strongly preferred.

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