University of Massachusetts - Amherst, STPEC Program
STPEC Associate Program Director
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
STPEC ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Social Thought & Political Economy (STPEC; http://www.umass.edu/stpec), an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, seeks an Associate Director. STPEC promotes critical examination of society and develops student capacity for independent thought, discourse, and action. Appointed at rank of Lecturer (non-tenure track), the A.D. teaches two courses per semester and has administrative responsibilities, including curriculum development, alumni relations, outreach and recruiting, and advising. Doctorate in discipline related to STPEC required by 1 September 2013. The A.D. will share STPEC’s commitment to advancing social justice and diversity and to participatory decision-making. STPEC seeks candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives in educational environments. Hiring preferences include: ability to build curriculum addressing problems of colonialism and racism, for example using a decolonial perspective; record of excellence in teaching; and interest in program development and administration.
To apply electronically (strongly encouraged), submit cover letter, CV, three reference letters, writing sample, sample syllabi, and if possible, evidence of teaching effectiveness and administrative accomplishments at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1843. Or complete applications and reference letters can be mailed to STPEC, Attn: AD Search, Machmer Hall, Room E-27A, University of Massachusetts, 240 Hicks Way Amherst, MA 01003-9278.
Review of applications begins 15 November 2012 and will continue until position is filled. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges. STPEC is committed to developing a more diverse staff, student body, and curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality