LECTURER IN CHICANA/O AND LATINA/O STUDIES
JOB NO.: 93779-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: L&S/CHICANA/O STUDIES
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 93779-AS
Working Title: Lecturer in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies
Official Title: SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)
Hiring Department: A481600-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CHICANA/O STUDIES
FTE: 33.3% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018
Term: This position will end on JANUARY 03, 2019.
Minimum $34,772 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Masters degree required, ABD preferred in ethnic studies or related field with a specialization in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Previous college/university teaching preferred.
License or certificate:
Teach CHICLA 201, 'Introduction to Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies' and/or CHICLA 330, 'Topics in Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies' in the Fall, 2018 semester.
Duties include preparing syllabi, course materials; presenting lectures and facilitating classroom discussions; preparing, administering, and grading papers and exams; and holding office hours. Class size will be approximately 40 students for CHICLA 201 and 30 for CHICLA 330.
There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.
The goals of CHICLA 201 are to:
1) Introduce students to selected Chicana/o and Latina/o cultural practices and experiences,
2) Provide a critical understanding of the emergence of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies as a field of inquiry,
3) Provide a critical survey of theories and approaches to literary and cultural analysis, and interlocking issues of race, class, gender and power relationships as these relate to Chicana/o and Latina/o lives and communities in the United States;
4) Introduce students to the concept of interdisciplinarity.
CHICLA 330 is an intermediate-level Topics class offering examination of specific themes in Chicana/o life, ways and culture. Topics may include border culture, Chicano/a ethnicity and identity, and Mexican immigration to the United States.
The courses will count for core requirements in the Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Certificate. For more information about CHICLA courses and the Certificate program, plase visit http://www.chicla.wisc.edu/.
Instructions to applicants:
Please apply via the online application at jobs.wisc.edu. Applicants will be asked to upload:
- Resume or CV
- Cover letter expressing interest in the position
- List of two references from individuals familiar with your teaching
- Sample syllabus for the class or classes you are interested in teaching (CHICLA 201 and/or 330)
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Mar 1 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time