Instructor Pool - 2013/2014

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Mar 19, 2014

Job Title: Instructor Pool - 2013/2014

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities: No

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Ethnic Studies 242120 CLA

Position Summary: The Department of Ethnic Studies in the School of Language, Culture, and Society invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2013-2014 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.

The primary mission of the OSU Ethnic Studies program is undergraduate education. The department offers (B.A., B.S., M.A. minor, MAIS) degrees. The department has approximately 40 majors and 20 minors.

The Ethnic Studies program is part of the School of Language, Culture, and Society, which also includes Anthropology, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and Women Studies. The School has a central focus on global justice with emphases in social and environment justice, food insecurity, and Latino/a studies. This position within the School's Ethnic Studies Program will help strengthen academic offerings in Native American Studies and build upon our commitments to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for an increasingly diverse student body.

Position Duties: 100% Instruction

Will administer and teach undergraduate courses in Ethnic Studies. Will hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum. Areas of study may include:

-Theories of Race & Ethnicity.
- Native American Studies, Latino/Chicano Studies, Asian American Studies, or African American Studies.

Courses to be taught may include: ES 101 Introduction to Ethnic Studies; ES 201 Inventing Ethnic America; ES 212/213 Surveys of Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies; ES 221/223 Surveys of African American Studies; ES 231/233 Surveys of Asian American Studies; ES 242/243 Surveys of Native American Studies.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule:

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Ethnic Studies or closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

Evidence of teaching ability in Ethnic Studies or related field.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Ethnic Studies or related field.

Evidence of teaching in Ethnic Studies or related field at the college and/or university level.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-01-2013

For Full Consideration Date: 08-15-2013

Closing Date: 06-15-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with educaiton and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: For full consideration for Fall 2013 teaching opportunities, apply by August 15, 2013.

When applying, you will be required to electronically upload the following documents:

1) A cover letter of application, describing how your experience, qualifications, and interests have prepared you to teach at the university level in this discipline.

2) A resume/curriculum vita that includes the names addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three (3) professional references. If your prefer
to attach your professional reference information separate from your vita/resume, you may attach it under "Other Document."

For additional information please contact: Leonora Rianda, 541-737-0709,

Applications will be considered throughout the 2013-2014 academic year.

OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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