Instructional Assistant Professor
Request/Posting Number 0712512
Classification Title Instructional Assistant Professor
Working Title Instructional Assistant Professor in Women's and Gender Studies
Job Class # 700500
Type of Position Non-Tenure/Adjunct Faculty
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) Varies based on enrollment.
Department Women's and Gender Studies - 04260000
Job Category Faculty - Non-Tenure (Adjunct)
General Summary The Women and Gender Studies Program invites applicants for their non-tenure-track teaching position. As an instructor, the successful applicant will instruct our introductory class, WGS120: Gender, Sex and Power.
These positions are represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.
Additional Information: A strong and viable Women's and Gender Studies Program is essential to the university's on-going mission of providing a quality undergraduate and graduate education. The Women's and Gender Studies minor and graduate certificate programs prepare students to think, act, and write critically about contemporary issues from a variety of interdisiciplinary and multicultural lenses. WGS students are encouraged to take leadership roles in their communities using these new insights and skills.
Required Qualifications 1. Doctorate (or equivalent terminal degree in the candidate's field) is strongly preferred at the time of hire, but ABDs will be considered.
2. Candidate should have at least one year of teaching experience.
3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
4. For teaching positions, state law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Work Hours Varies
Proposed Starting Date: 01-06-2020
Posting date 09-13-2019
Closing date 10-14-2019
Special Instructions to Applicants All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted. Interviews will be arranged after the deadline. This position is a 4.5 month contract and runs from January - May 15, 2020.
Please complete the faculty employment application and attach a Cover Letter, CV, and a list of at least three professional academic references. Please also attach a sample syllabus for an Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies course for "Other" under required documents.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.
Contact Information Jamie Anderson
Women's and Gender Studies
Departmental Homepage http://wgs.illinoisstate.edu/
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Optional Applicant Documents
Civil Service Test Not Applicable
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.