Part-Time Assistant Adjunct Professor of Ethnic Studies - ETHS 150 (Essential)

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Category:: Faculty
Locations:: Oakland, CA
Posted:: Feb 24, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Exempt
Position ID:: 128524

About Mills College:


Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.


Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit www.mills.edu.



Job Description:


COURSE TITLE: ETHS 150 Black Feminist Theory
DEPARTMENT: Ethnic Studies


The Program:
The ES Program at Mills College is a vibrant hub of intellectual inquiry, critical pedagogy and social justice-oriented activity. Located within the Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department, the Ethnic Studies Program aims to produce graduates who have the confidence, skills and experience to become leaders and change agents, to think critically, and to engage capably, responsibly and ethically with diverse communities.


Course Description:
ETHS 150: Black Feminist Theory (3 Credits)


This course has two complementary goals: first, to analyze the continuities between black women's thought in Africa and in the African Diaspora; and second, to explore how the different locations of West African, African American, and other African Diasporic women affect their perspectives on these common theoretical concerns. The course is interdisciplinary, utilizing historical, literary, sociological, and autobiographical sources to illustrate diverse black feminist and womanist voices.


Compensation:For faculty new to Mills, compensation is $6,500 per course with a terminal degree and $6,000 per course without a terminal degree. Adjunct compensation is governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement and increases with seniority at Mills College.



Requirements:


Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should have a PhD in Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, or Black / African American Studies with a strong background in Black Feminist Theory. ABD candidates with strong teaching records will also be considered.



Additional Information:


ETHS 150 will be taught online. If COVID numbers allow, courses may also be taught in a hybrid method or in-person at the discretion of the instructor & the College.


This is an exempt, part-time position. The compensation includes state-mandated benefits including Social Security, State Disability Insurance, Workers' Compensation Insurance, Unemployment Insurance and Sick Day accrual. Employees also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts.


Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.


All positions are subject to a background check. Prior to the first date of employment, an applicant's background check must be cleared.



Application Instructions:


Click the "Apply Now" button below and follow instructions to submit the following documents:


  • Employee Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement:
  • Please describe your commitment to DEI. How have you worked to advance DEI in your current or previous positions? If hired at Mills, how would you contribute to the College's commitments to racial and gender justice and inclusive excellence?
  • Names, addresses, and email contacts for two professional references. No letters of reference should be submitted at this time.

Please note that you can only upload 6 "Other" documents. You can consolidate multiple pages/documents into one file upload. The file size limit for each upload is 10Mb.


Review of applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


 

 

 

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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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