The successful applicant will be able to contribute to a comparative model of Nordic scholarship. In addition, the department has interest in a candidate with expertise in at least one of the following fields: Cultural History, Film and Media, Environmental Humanities, Gender Studies , and/or Post-Colonial Studies.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application

Preferred qualifications
Completion of the Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) by the start date of the position.

Native or near-native competence in one or more indigenous Nordic languages (Inuit and/or Sami languages), in one or more modern Nordic languages, and in English.

Strong demonstrated ability for successful research, teaching, and administrative service.

Document requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Research Sample - Article or chapter sized, in English or in another language accompanied by an English translation
  • 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
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

Letters of recommendation will be requested only for candidates who are advanced to serious consideration.

Open July 20th, 2022 through Monday, Oct 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time).

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