Visiting Professor (open rank), Race and Ethnic Studies

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Department: Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office

Proposed Hiring Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track Short-Term

Non-Tenure Track End Date: May 31st, 2019

Appointment Percent: 100%

Months per Year: 9 months

Job Summary

Gonzaga University invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Professor of Race and Ethnic Studies (open rank) for Academic Year 2018-2019. The successful candidate will provide expert consultancy on the development of a critical race and ethnic studies program, offer faculty development opportunities, and teach 3 courses (9 credits) over the academic year.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Critical Race Studies, American Studies or related interdisciplinary field or a record of scholarly publication in interdisciplinary Race & Ethnic Studies Journals.
  • At least three years’ experience teaching undergraduate courses in the field.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach introduction to race/ethnic studies and generalist courses in race/ethnic studies as well as specialty courses in their area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated expertise in program and curricular development and commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising.
  • Strong scholarly record in the Race and Ethnic Studies.

Desired Qualifications

  • Area of specialization in Afro-Latinx, African-American, or Chicanx/Latinx Studies.
  • Secondary area: queer or color critique.
  • Candidates whose work is intersectional, interdisciplinary, and/or critical

Close Date: 05/25/2018

Open Until Filled: No

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website at: www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants are required to complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy (4) a statement of multicultural and inclusive teaching, and (5) the names and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Ann Ciasullo, Chair, Women’s and Gender Studies, ciasullo@gonzaga.edu. Position closes on Friday, May 25, 2018, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.

EEO Statement

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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