Lecturer in Gender and Women's Studies & Asian Studies

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Lecturer in Gender and Women's Studies & Asian Studies

Job ID: 222446
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society.

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies is a dynamic department committed to engaged scholarship and excellence in teaching. The department offers an M.A. in American Studies, a B.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies, and minors in Gender and Women's Studies and seven other areas. For more information on the department, see http://chss.kennesaw.edu/isd/

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian Studies position beginning August 2021.

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISD) at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian Studies, to teach general education and other lower- and upper-level courses in the fields of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian Studies. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level, expertise in sexuality studies, and the ability to contribute to other ISD Programs: African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Peace Studies, Religious Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society Studies. Excellence in teaching and engagement is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online: experience in teaching and/or certification in hybrid or online formats and pedagogies is recommended. Current teaching load is 5/4, with university service obligation.

Required Qualifications
Master of Arts degree in Gender and Women's Studies, Asian Studies, or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in GWST and Asian Studies, or its foreign equivalent, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D. preferred Previous experience teaching college-level courses preferred Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses

Required Documents to Attach
    Letter of Application Current Curriculum Vitae Summary of Teaching Evaluations 1-2-page teaching philosophy A sample syllabus Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire) Candidates should include the names and contact information for three references who can address teaching experience.

Apply Before Date
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by January 22, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Federica Santini, [email protected], Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, 402 Bartow Avenue NW, MD 2208, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=222446&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time