Instructor Pool - 2014/2015

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Apr 04, 2014

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Ethnic Studies 242120 CLA

Position Summary: The Ethnic Studies program 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 2014-2015 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.

Instructors may be needed to teach on campus and Ecampus courses in the following areas: Theories of Race & Ethnicity, Native American Studies, Latino/Chicano Studies, Asian American Studies, or African American Studies.

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, Gender, and Sexuality 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

This position will administer and teach undergraduate courses in the following areas: Theories of Race & Ethnicity, Native American Studies, Latino/Chicano Studies, Asian American Studies, or African American Studies.

Instructors are responsible for holding regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule:

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Ethnic Studies or closely related field.

Experience teaching at a university or college level.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

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

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-01-2014

For Full Consideration Date: 08-15-2014

Closing Date: 06-15-2015

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

Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to receive full consideration for this position, your application must be received by 8/15/14.

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

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

2) A Cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you to teach at the university level in this discipline; identify which discipline(s) you are qualified to teach.

3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer or mentor evaluations (upload as "Other Document 2").

Documents over 5 MB in size should be sent to:
OSU, Ethnic Studies
252 Waldo
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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

Applications will be considered throughout the 2014/2015 academic year.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Posting Number: 0012127

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