LGBTQ Studies/La Raza Studies Adjunct Instructor

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LGBTQ Studies/La Raza Studies Adjunct Instructor

Posting Number: F00589
Location: Contra Costa College
Salary: $59.70 - $84.36

Description of Position:
Part-time instructors for La Raza 131: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies. This introductory course examines a broad range of contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer issues in various contexts, including bio-medical, sociological, political, racial and sexual. Using interdisciplinary approaches that incorporate the intersecting questions of race, class, gender, and nation alongside sexuality and gender identity, we will cultivate analytical tools provided by queer and trans studies. The course will also give students an overview of the history and diversity of LGBTQ communities. This class is housed in La Raza Studies.

Contact Seretha Gallaread 510- 215-6057 in the Office of Instruction at Contra Costa College

Position Status: Temporary
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: C7027-La Raza/Chicano Studies

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Master’s in Ethnic Studies


A master’s in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian-American Studies or African-American Studies.


Master’s in the Interdisciplinary Area (LGBTQ Studies, Women’s Studies, Chicano Studies)


The equivalent

Desirable Qualifications:
• College level teaching or similar community education experience.
• Significant graduate level course work in both LGBTQ/Sexuality studies and Ethnic Studies.
• Evidence of having conducted research on the intersections of race and sexuality.

Job Open Date: 05/09/2019
Job Close Date: 12/31/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins:
# of Months: 3

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Posted: 7/30/2019
Application Due: 9/28/2019
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