Visiting Assistant Professor - Critical Identity Studies

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Critical Identity Studies – One Year Position

Beloit College seeks a visiting assistant professor or instructor to teach one section of our introductory course in Critical Identity Studies, "Sex, Race, and Power" this fall beginning August 27, 2019. The successful applicant must have a background in intersectionality and social justice approaches from contemporary identity-based scholarship that may include: Black/Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Disability Studies, Queer Studies, Trans Studies, or other related interdisciplinary fields. The course will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (7:10 - 9:00pm).

Duties include holding office hours prior to class and leading a lecture/discussion format based on provided syllabus/slides.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Please send application materials to Professor and Chair of Critical Identity Studies, Catherine Orr ([email protected]). Materials should include an email/letter of interest, curriculum vitae, any relevant teaching materials (statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, course evaluations, etc.), and names and contact information of three reference. Position in open until filled.

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Posted: 8/11/2019
Application Due: 8/30/2019
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