Women's Studies Assistant Professor - Academic Year
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
California State University, Fresno
College of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Program
Vacancy # 11900
Women's Studies Assistant Professor - Academic Year
California State University, Fresno is a learning-centered University. We believe learning thrives when a strong and active commitment to diversity is shared by all. This is because learning can only take place in a climate where differing points of view are welcome, and diversity of all kinds is valued by everyone.
• Fresno State has been recognized by the Federal government as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
• Fresno State has been recognized in the Community Engagement classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
• Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
• Available for Academic Year: 2013/2014.
• Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
• Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate
Position Characteristics: The successful candidate will specialize in feminist intersectional approaches to the study of African American, Southeast Asian American, Chican@, Mexican American, Central American, or Indigenous and Native American lives. In addition, successful applicants will bring the potential to expand course offerings on women and any of the following: California, incarceration, LGBTQI, immigration, environmental studies, and/or health studies. This position will teach courses such as: feminist theories, history of feminisms, feminist research methods, and a seminar on feminist activism. Other courses may include Introduction to Women's Studies, Critical Thinking-Gender Issues, Women of Color in the US, Diversity in the US: Race, Class, and Gender, Representations of Women, and Introduction to Gay and Lesbian Studies. Specific assignments will depend on departmental needs. Other duties will include, but are not limited to, advising students, participating in program development, actively engaging in research and problem solving activities, and committee service at all levels of university governance. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college.
Academic Preparation: Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate in Women's Studies or a related field for appointment to a tenure-track position is required. A Ph.D. is preferred; however, a Psy. D., or an Ed.D. will be considered if other qualifications are met. The doctorate must be completed no later than July 1, 2013.
Teaching Or Other Experience: Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to Women's Studies and experience with interdisciplinary programs. Teaching experience in Women's Studies is preferred. Scholarly publications and conference participation are requirements of the position. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and be able to engage with diverse communities in the central California region. Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to English, speak one of the languages spoken by residents of California's Central Valley (such as Spanish and Hmong). For additional information on the University's commitment to diversity visit: www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity.
Other Requirements: This position may require the satisfactory completion of a background check. This may include, submitting fingerprints to the LiveScan Print Services, and evidence of degree(s) and/or certification(s) at or prior to the appointment. California State University, Fresno publishes an Annual Safety and Security/Fire Safety Report in October. This report is provided in compliance with the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and California Education Code section 67380. The report includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it includes security policies and procedures for the campus. Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the web site: www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml or by contacting the Campus Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity: California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
Application Instructions: Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/288264 and submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a sample Introduction to Women's Studies syllabus, 4) unofficial transcripts, and 5) contact information for six references. As screening proceeds, candidates will be asked to submit three letters of reference, a writing sample, and an official transcript. At least one reference should be able to address experience from the past five years that is relevant to this position.
Open Until Filled: To ensure the full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/15/2012. Searches automatically close on 4/1/2013 if not filled.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and authorization to accept employment.
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/288264
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|Primary Category:||Social Sciences