Part Time Faculty, American Studies Program

Job description


DePaul University

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Part Time Faculty, American Studies Program

Classification Information



Rank Adjunct (Non-tenure Track)



Position / Posting Information


This pool will close on the date specified in the Close Date field. You will be notified of the closing by email. If you would like to remain in the pool after that time, you will need to resubmit to the new pool posting at: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/
College/School College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Responsibilities
The Program in American Studies within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at DePaul University invites expressions of interest in part-time faculty teaching opportunities. Part-time teaching opportunities are available throughout the academic year. Applicants with expertise that matches course scheduling needs will be contacted for an interview. Academic course schedules fluctuate from quarter to quarter and the program will work with selected individuals to determine a quarterly schedule. Courses are not guaranteed; however the Program does its best to give ample notice about available courses and potential course cancellations.
Required Qualifications
A Master's degree or higher in a field related to American Studies.

One semester/quarter teaching at the collegiate level.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD preferred.
Posting Number Part-time Faculty 049Posting Special Instructions to Applicants
This posting is for undergraduate, introductory-level courses on American Culture and Society.

Teachers should be prepared to teach from an inter-disciplinary perspective.
Close Date 06/30/2018



Supplemental Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree or higher in American Studies or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the number of introductory college-level courses you have taught:
    • none
    • 1-2
    • 3-4
    • 5 +
  3. * Do you have a PhD in American Studies or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
    • All But Dissertation (ABD)
  4. * Please indicate the field of study for which your highest degree was attained.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of college-level courses you have taught related to American culture studies.
    • None
    • 1-2
    • 3-4
    • 5+
  6. * Please describe your experience in teaching and working with students of diverse backgrounds.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Have you taught at least one course in the area of American social or cultural history (at any collegiate level)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Have you taught at least one course in the area of American popular culture (at any collegiate level)?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Have you taught at least one course in the area of the history of sexuality in America (at any collegiate level)?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Have you taught at least one course in the area of the race and ethnicity in America (at any collegiate level)?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Have you taught at least one course on theories and methods related to the interdisciplinary study of American cultures (at any collegiate level)?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. If you have taught theories and methods at the collegiate level related to interdisciplinary study of American cultures, please describe the theories and methods you have taught.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * If you were hired to teach a specialty topics course for the Program in American Studies, what would your "dream course" be and why?

    (Open Ended Question)

  14. * Please describe how your academic training helped prepare you to teach interdisciplinary courses in American Studies.

    (Open Ended Question)





Applicant Documents


Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Info
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Syllabi
  4. Other Document

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Posted: 5/14/2019
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