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LECTURER Pool - Ethnic Studies

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


LECTURER Pool - Ethnic Studies

Job No: 512697
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Social Sciences, Temporary, Part Time



DEPARTMENT: Ethnic Studies

POSITION TITLE: Lecturer Pool - Ethnic Studies Department

POSITION DETAILS:

The Ethnic Studies Department has been in existence for more than 50 years at Sacramento State. The Department is a degree-granting interdisciplinary program. Ethnic Studies is comprised of the following concentrations: Asian American Studies, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, General Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, Pan African Studies, and Teachers in Urban Settings or Teachers in Bilingual Education.

Duties of a part-time lecturer include instruction, class preparation, grading, and office hours. Other duties may be assigned based on departmental needs. Course assignments, including dates, time, and modality, are made by the Department Chair under the direction of the College Dean.

Part-time lecturers are instructional faculty with conditional appointments based on enrollment and budget. Hires from the pool of applicants are made when there are instructional needs to fill coursework offered by an academic department based on changing enrollment patterns, changes to tenure-track faculty assignments, and other factors that cannot be addressed with our existing faculty. Initial appointments are typically for one semester, but occasionally academic year initial appointments are made. Appointments may be renewed based on department needs, funding, and performance. Often appointments are made just prior to the start of the semester.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

M.A. in Ethnic Studies or related discipline with Ethnic Studies training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies or in related discipline with training and/or teaching experience in Ethnic Studies.

Teaching experience in person or online.

Teaching experience in the discipline of Ethnic Studies (including Asian American Studies; Chicanx/Latinx Studies; Native American Studies; Pan African Studies; and/or General Ethnic Studies.).

Ability to teach courses with 45-50 students.

An interdisciplinary approach to curriculum.

Ability to teach General Education (GE) courses.

Ability to teach GE Area F focusing upon the comparative discipline of Ethnic Studies. Including a special focus on the four historically defined racialized core groups: Native Americans, Pan African, Asian Americans, and Chicanx/Latinx Americans within the United States. Area F courses include: Ethn 11; Ethn 14; Ethn 30; Ethn 53 and Ethn 70.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

New applicants are required to submit:

1. Cover letter

2. Current Curriculum Vita (CV)/Resume

3. Unofficial transcripts of highest degree or degree required for position

4. List of three references with contact information

5. A document indicating your experience in teaching and other relevant employment

6. A diversity statement that demonstrates your experience and commitment to working with a diverse student population and promoting an inclusive classroom

7. Please review the course catalog (https://catalog.csus.edu/courses-a-z/) for a description of courses in the department, and upload a document which lists the courses you believe you are qualified to teach.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery.
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.


Advertised: March 28, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/512697/lecturer-pool-ethnic-studies


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