JOB OPENINGS

Position closing date. * Friday, October 10, 2014
Advertising contact *
Linda Bowen, Journalism Department chair
Email * linda.s.bowen@csun.edu
Phone Number * (818) 677-3135
Institution/University *
California State University, Northridge
Position Title *
Assistant professor
Hiring department or institution *
Journalism
The Department of Journalism at California State University, Northridge, invites applications for four positions, including Digital media Entrepreneurship or Digital Public Engagement/Public Relations, Participatory Media or Ethnic/Community Media, Broadcast Journalism and Visual Communication.The successful candidate in each position will have a terminal degree in hand by fall 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of research and creative scholarly activity in line with the tenure expectations of the university. Required qualifications include demonstrated experience and continued commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and to working in a diverse campus community.Digital Media Entrepreneurship or Digital Public Engagement/Public Relations
Our new colleague will teach in the public relations core and/or build on the Department’s Digital Media Entrepreneurship curriculum. The position requires either professional media experience or an academic research agenda in digital public engagement/public relations or digital entrepreneurial media practices, such as those found in the “incubator culture,” along with a desire to collaborate with our faculty already working in these areas. Also valued is an ability to develop new curriculum to help students in different disciplines (including journalism) to collaborate in planning and executing innovative digital media projects.Full job description and contact information available here.
Participatory Media or Ethnic/Community Media
Our new colleague will develop curriculum in mobile journalism, social and new media, and teach in the Department’s emergent participatory media and/or ethnic/community media courses. The successful candidate could teach the relevant strategies for developing digital projects and programs in the student media outlets as part of his/her responsibilities. The position requires knowledge of trends in digital culture, new/mobile media and participatory/citizen media as they intersect with ethnic/community media. Also key is the ability to apply these trends in developing interdisciplinary courses.The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in hand by fall 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of research and creative scholarly activity in line with the tenure expectations of the university.Full job description and contact information available here.
Broadcast Journalism
Our new colleague will teach in the Department’s undergraduate broadcast core, including but not limited to courses in contemporary broadcast news gathering methods and skills used in professional settings as well as digital audio and video production and editing. Familiarity with the theory and practice of new and social media is valued along with the ability to contribute to the development of innovative curriculum in emerging technologies, such as mobile and cross-platform applications in journalistic storytelling.Full job description and contact information available here.
Visual Communication (photojournalism)
Our new colleague will teach in the Department’s visual communication core, including but not limited to courses in photojournalism as well as documentary, video editing and data visualization. This position will help converge the broadcast and print foci of the department through an expertise in digital video production. Experience in the creative production of professional video and/or multimedia content is valued along with the ability to develop curriculum to teach visual storytelling through short- and long-form documentaries using equipment.

Full job description and contact information available here.

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Advertising contact *
Karen Mills
Email * kmills@oregonstate.edu
Phone Number * (541) 737-3847
Institution/University *
Oregon State University
Position Title *
Assistant or Associate Professor
Hiring department or institution *
Ethnic Studies
Job Description
The School of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track position to teach and conduct research in Ethnic Studies. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (depending on qualifications). The position will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses appropriate to the candidate’s expertise. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. For a complete list of qualifications, position details, and to apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting # 0012796. Closing date is October 15, 2014.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled

Position closing date. * Monday, September 8, 2014
Advertising contact *
Jenny Amaro-Bussey
Email * gamaro@fullerton.edu
Phone Number * (657) 278-4906
Institution/University *
California State University, Fullerton
Position Title *
Assistant/Associate Professor
Hiring department or institution *
Sociology
Job Description *
Education
Tenure-TrackThe Department of Sociology at California State University, Fullerton, invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2015 semester.Positions
The Department invites applicants with primary specialization in Education.Secondary areas of particular interest to the Department include Latina/o communities, family, theory, research methods and criminology. The Department especially encourages applicants who bring culturally diverse perspectives to their understanding of these primary and secondary specialties.Teaching expectations include education and upper/lower division courses, graduate seminars, and rotation of research methods and social theory. Faculty also provides academic advisement, participate in department, university, professional and community service, and engage in scholarly endeavors resulting in peer-reviewed publications. Positive tenure/promotion decisions require high quality teaching, peer-reviewed publications, and service to the Department and University.Qualifications
• A Ph.D. in Sociology or a relevant field by August 2015 is required. To be considered, ABD applicants must include with their application materials, transcripts and supporting documentation (i.e. letters from advisors, indication of oral defense date, sample dissertation chapters, etc.) supporting that their degree completion will occur before the beginning of classes of the Fall 2015 semester.
• Evidence of successful teaching. Please provide copies of student evaluations with interpretive information. Additional evidence of high quality teaching is welcome.
• A realistic research agenda and evidence of on-going involvement in research activity.
• Knowledge of critical pedagogy, use of best practices and innovative instructional technologies in teaching.
• Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of students, faculty and staff.Job Control Number
23603G-13-016Rank and Salary
The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, with the possibility of an Associate Professor position to also be considered. The position comes with a competitive salary commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Additional pay opportunities for teaching in summer, intersession, and the new online Sociology Degree Completion Program may also be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.aspAppointment Date
August 17, 2015Application Procedure
Please send a letter of application describing teaching and research experience and interests including the areas of specialization, a vita, teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence including copies of student evaluations with interpretive information, additional evidence of high quality teaching, graduate school transcript(s), documentation of a research agenda, and at least three signed recent letters of recommendation on institutional letterhead to:Education Recruitment Committee Chair
Department of Sociology
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, California 92831In addition, please complete an Applicant Data Flow Form via secured website: https://diversity.fullerton.edu/appdataflow and enter the Job Control Number listed above.Application Deadline
Applications may be considered until positions are filled. Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2014.CSU Fullerton enrolls more than 38,000 students and is ranked 1st in California and 8th nationwide in the number of bachelor degrees awarded to Latinas/os, 11th in the number of bachelor degrees awarded to Asian Americans, and 11th in bachelor degrees awarded to racial and ethnic minorities in general. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest and most diverse academic division within the University, offers more than 40 different bachelor and master degrees. The Department of Sociology offers both BA and MA degrees in Sociology. The undergraduate degree involves optional areas of concentration, and emphasis on internship and independent study experiences, a minor, and a new online Sociology Degree Completion Program. At the graduate level, in addition to general rigorous academic training, it offers both applied social research and preparation for college teaching. The university catalog description of the Department can be found at: http://hss.fullerton.edu/sociology/

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

 

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Advertising contact *
Susan Coburn
Email * scoburn@princeton.edu
Phone Number * (609) 258-4717
Institution/University *
Princeton University
Position Title *
Postdoctoral Fellow
Hiring department or institution *
Princeton Society of Fellows
Job Description *
Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2015-2018
Application deadline: October 1, 2014Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2015-2018 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2013) in humanities or allied social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; Race and/or Ethnicity Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000. For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sf

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Advertising contact *
Leta Chow
Email * leta.chow@csun.edu
Phone Number * (818) 677-2827
Institution/University *
California State University, Northridge
Position Title *
Assistant Professor ( Multicultural psychology) & Assistant Professor (Cognitive Psychology)
Hiring department or institution *
Psychology
Job Description *
Cultural or Multicultural Psychology
Qualifications:
The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology master’s program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.Cognitive Psychology
Qualifications:
The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will be a skilled and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered. Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology master’s program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.Application Deadline for both positions:
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email tocognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255orCognitive Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255The University:
Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcomin g university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

 

Position closing date. * Thursday, October 30, 2014
Advertising contact *
Stephanie Martin
Email * smartin@allegheny.edu
Phone Number * (814) 332-3360
Institution/University *
Allegheny College
Position Title *
Assistant Professor of Community and Justice Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Community and Justice Studies
Job Description *
The Community and Justice Studies Major, a new Interdisciplinary Program at Allegheny College now invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to begin in August 2015. The desired focus for this position is a faculty member with expertise in Civic and Community Engagement and its connections to Domestic Diversity or International Issues.Teaching responsibilities for the position include foundations in Community and Justice Studies, a Capstone Seminar in social action or participatory research, an Interdisciplinary Methods course, and other electives that demonstrate the interconnectedness between Civic Engagement, Diversity, and Global Learning. In addition, familiarity with engagement pedagogies, such as service-learning, problem-based learning, or community-based research, is preferred. The teaching load is between 5.5 and 6 courses, depending on Senior Project advising. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking.Applications are welcome from all Ph.D. fields for this position, including but not limited to, Sociology, Black Studies, Gender Studies, Justice Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Community Action, Political Science, etc. Successful candidates are expected to complete a Ph.D. by June 2015.Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching,
ongoing scholarship and professional development. The deadline for applications is October 30, 2014. In order to apply, please submit a Letter of Interest, C.V., Statement of Teaching Philosophy, evidence of Scholarship, and three Letters of Recommendation electronically to comj@allegheny.edu . Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to developing a diverse faculty and staff. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 Position closing date. * Thursday, January 1, 2015
Advertising contact *
Wendy Conrad
Email * wendy.conrad@utah.edu
Phone Number * (801) 581-5170
Institution/University *
University of Utah
Position Title *
Tenure-Track Ethnic Studies/Social Work Joint Faculty Position at University of Utah
Hiring department or institution *
Ethnic Studies/Social Work
Job Description*
The University of Utah Ethnic Studies Program and the College of Social Work invite applications for a joint, fulltime (ongoing 9-month contract) tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate program that offers a BA and BS. The College of Social Work is the only public institution in the Intermountain West that offers all three degrees in social work—BSW, MSW, and Ph.D.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.We invite applications from candidates advanced in doctoral studies or with an earned PhD, with a strong preference given to those with a Masters in Social Work who focus their work on Pacific Islander Studies and/or American Indian Studies.Review of applications will begin September 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit (1) a letter describing the position for which you are applying and your teaching and research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) samples of scholarly work, (4) the names of three recommendation providers, and (5) copies of teaching evaluations online at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/34897The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365http://diversity.utah.edu/faculty/required-diversity-statements

Position closing date. * Thursday, November 20, 2014
Advertising contact *
Fiona O’Connor
Email * foconnor@uic.edu
Phone Number * (312) 355-0646
Institution/University *
University of Illinois at Chicago
Position Title *
Assistant Professor in Exile, Conflict, and Security Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Asian American Studies Program
Job Description *
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor in Exile, Conflict, and Security Studies beginning Fall, 2015 subject to budgetary approval. The primary appointment for this position will be in the Asian American Studies Program (75%), with a possible joint appointment in another academic unit at UIC. This search is part of a multiple-hire cluster initiative on Diaspora Studies, exploring the complex, multi-faceted, and multi-directional frictions and flows, mobilities and immobilities that have accompanied globalization, imperialism, and neoliberalism in the modern world.
Candidates whose work focuses on Asian diasporas, exploring the multiple dimensions of exile, conflict, and (in)security made manifest in the context of geo-political unrest, war, occupation, and/or “failed” and marketized states and who can teach core undergraduate courses in the Asian American Studies Program will receive strongest consideration. The field of specialization is open, but we especially welcome candidates with interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative projects informed by one or more of the following fields of inquiry: critical ethnic studies, critical diaspora studies, transnational feminist studies, critical refugee studies, and critical legal studies. The standard teaching load is 2/2. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Complete applications submitted by November 20, 2014 will be given full consideration. Applicants should complete an online application with the names and email addresses of three references at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=45476&job=assistant-professor-diaspora-exile-conflict-security-asian-american-studies and upload a CV, cover letter, statements of research interest and teaching pedagogy and a 20-page writing sample.UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UIC is also designated as a Minority Serving Institution through the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Initiative, which supports the recruitment, retention, and graduation of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and English language learner students, fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education.Questions about the position can be directed to Anna Guevarra (guevarra@uic.edu) and Gayatri Reddy (gayatri@uic.edu), co-chairs of the search committee. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Position closing date. * Saturday, November 1, 2014
Advertising contact *
Linda Inzer
Email * linda.inzer@coloradocollege.edu
Phone Number * (719) 389-6909
Institution/University *
Colorado College
Position Title *
Tenure Track Position in Race and Ethnic Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Race and Ethnic Studies
Job Description *
The Race and Ethnic Studies Program at Colorado College seeks a colleague with an outstanding record of interdisciplinary teaching and research in the critical study of the transnational and comparative dimensions of race and ethnicity. Areas of specialization and disciplinary focus are open, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the following areas as they relate to African Diaspora Studies: African American history, the Black Atlantic, freedom movements, immigration and migrations, and imperialism/decolonization. Currently the program consists of active and committed core faculty with appointments in other departments/programs; by the end of 2016 we will have 2.5 full-time, tenure-track positions dedicated solely to the program.
Candidates must be able to teach our core courses (Introduction to the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity and Theories of Race and Ethnicity) and supervise student theses. Strong preference will be given to candidates who could also teach an interdisciplinary ethnic studies methods course. Candidates should also be committed to collaborating with student organizations on campus, colleagues in other programs/departments, and communities beyond campus. More information about the program, including our Mission Statement, can be viewed at http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/raceandethnicstudies.
We plan to offer a major by 2016-17. These developments are a result of the college’s growing commitment to curricular diversity and a campus culture of inclusion. Hence, candidates who are similarly invested in increasing the diversity of the curriculum, faculty, and student body on our campus are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative and leadership in program building, which would include but is not limited to: creating liaisons between the program and on- and off-campus communities; being able to think creatively about identifying and tapping resources to support the program; helping map and develop the curriculum as we move to becoming a major; and organizing RES-sponsored events.
The Colorado College calendar, called the Block Plan, is a unique system in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time for 3.5 weeks. An academic year includes eight blocks, including a half-block between the fall and spring, and full-time faculty members teach six blocks per year. For these reasons, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate liberal arts teaching and an active research program, as our intensive modular schedule is well suited for in-depth faculty-student interactions, including research collaborations.
Please include the following materials in your application: cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Agenda, and one writing sample from an already published piece. The application deadline isNovember 1, 2014. Please feel free to call the Director of Race and Ethnic Studies, Claire Oberon Garcia (719.389.6510), if you have any questions or would like more information about the position. The application can be found at http://employment.coloradocollege.edu.Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.
Position closing date. * Friday, November 21, 2014
Advertising contact *
Melisa Posey
Email * melisap@ksu.edu
Phone Number * (785) 532-2112
Institution/University *
Kansas State University
Position Title *
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Hiring department or institution *
American Ethnic Studies Department
Job Description*
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Chicano/a Studies in the American Ethnic Studies Department, Kansas State University.JOB DETAILS:
The Department of American Ethnic Studies at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Chicano/a Studies in the American Ethnic Studies Department, Kansas State University. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chicano/a Studies, Ethnic Studies, or related field by August 2015. We especially welcome applicants with significant training and experience in participatory action research and other community-based advocacy research methods that utilize intersectional, decolonial and social justice frameworks.

Our academic unit is on the threshold of dramatic growth, having attained departmental status in 2013. We are poised to respond to the rapidly changing demographic dynamics and social changes in the American heartland and beyond.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Application deadline is November 21, 2014. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Include electronic submission of the following materials in one pdf file:
• Cover letter detailing fit for the position
• Teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and any available evidence of teaching effectiveness
• CV
• Names and contact information of three references

Send all application materials as one pdf file to:
ethnicstudies@ksu.edu

Address all application materials to:
Professor Yolanda Broyles-González
Head, American Ethnic Studies Department

Review of applications begins November 22, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Position closing date. * Friday, October 31, 2014
Advertising contact *
Pat Ordonez
Email * patriccia.ordonez@csun.edu
Phone Number * (818) 677-7116
Institution/University *
California State University, Northridge
Position Title *
Assistant Professor – Urban Studies and Planning
Hiring department or institution *
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Job Description *

FACULTY POSITION OPENING

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
Northridge, California 91330
Department: Urban Studies and Planning
Effective Date of Appointment: 2015 – 2016 AY (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

The University:
Located in the City of Los Angeles and serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Qualifications:

Ph.D. in city, urban, or regional planning, urban studies, or a closely related field from a fully accredited university is required. A specialization in environmental planning and/or environmental sustainability is required. Additional expertise in computer based-graphic communication methods and the ability to teach these techniques (e.g. geographic information science – GIS, CAD, and Sketch-Up) is strongly preferred. Additional expertise in geographic techniques, qualitative research methods, and community development are desired.

Prior college or university level teaching experience (as the instructor of record) in a comparable university setting is required as is the ability to teach and mentor a diverse student population.

Research experience in city, urban, or regional planning, urban studies, and/or closely related fields is required. Candidates with evidence of peer-reviewed scholarly publication and/or successful grant applications are preferred. An interest in community engagement and developing research projects in the local community is desired.

Responsibilities:

Teaching is the primary job responsibility. The department offers a BA in urban studies and planning and a MA in urban planning. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory level general education courses focusing on the evolution of urbanism and the structure of cities as well as upper division and graduate level courses reflecting department needs and the candidate’s areas of professional expertise. The candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in the Department of Geography. The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester. The successful candidate will pursue an ongoing research agenda and will publish the results of their research in peer-reviewed journals. Service to the department, college, and university is also a key job responsibility.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin 31 October 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae. After an initial review and in later phases of the search process, selected applicants will be requested to provide three current letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, as well as verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Faculty Search Committee Chair <urban.studies@csun.edu>.
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
California State University, Northridge
Los Angeles, California

All applications should be sent electronically to <urban.studies@csun.edu>. No paper submissions will be accepted.

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.
Position closing date. * Monday, January 5, 2015
Advertising contact *
S. Terri Gomez
Email * stgomez@cpp.edu
Phone Number * (909) 869-2895
Institution/University *
Cal Poly Pomona
Position Title *
Assistant Professor in African American Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department
Job Description *
Assistant Professor, Ethnic and Women’s Studies
College of Education and Integrative Studies
The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies (CEIS) at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2015. We seek a candidate with expertise in African American Studies. Preferences will be given to candidates with specializations, but not restricted, in the following areas: diaspora, critical prison studies, research methodologies, critical race theories, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, immigration, and multiracial/hybrid identities. The candidates will be expected to teach courses in their field of specializations, as well as additional EWS courses. In addition, the candidates should have the ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives, and incorporate educational technology in their teaching and professional activities. Candidates should also be committed to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations.

The Position
The faculty members will teach undergraduate classes in the Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department. The position requires a proven record of teaching (minimum of two years), professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements
An earned doctorate in Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Gender/Women’s Studies, or other related field from an accredited university by September 2014;
Ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives;
Two years university teaching experience;
Demonstrated commitment to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations.
Preferred/Desired Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate success in critical/interactive pedagogical practices;
Specializations, but not restricted, in the areas of diaspora, critical prison studies, research methodologies, critical race theories, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, immigration, and multiracial/hybrid identities;
Evidence of scholarly potential (conference presentations, publications, grant development);
Experience in mentoring and advising students;
Experience in working with student groups and/or community-based organizations;
Experience with educational technology.
Application Procedure
A completed application will consist of:

a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching experience, research interests, and teaching philosophy that address the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
a sample course syllabus;
a completed application form (http://academic.csupomona.edu/faculty/docs/application.pdf);
a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); and
three recently signed letters of reference (within the last two years).
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 14, 2014. Early response is encouraged and submission of cover letter and CV as separate PDF files is preferred. Submit additional material as separate PDF files. As process proceeds, candidates may be asked to submit additional sample syllabi and a writing example no longer than 20 pages. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:

 

Faculty Search Committee

c/o Gilbert Cadena, Ph.D., Committee Chair

Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: 909.869.3595 FAX: 909.869.6797

Email: grcadena@csupomona.edu

About the University
Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 22,000 enrolls in 52 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural, regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

About the College
CEIS is a unique College which is comprised of four departments: Ethnic and Women’s Studies, Liberal Studies, Education, and Interdisciplinary General Education. The College provides an interactive, inquiry-based environment, incorporating a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary curriculum. CEIS educates students and candidates for leadership roles in a diverse and changing society through its undergraduate, teacher education, and graduate programs. For more information, visit the CEIS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ceis
About the Department
The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department offers an educational program that equips students with the knowledge, analytical skills, and experience necessary to effectively live and work in today’s diverse society. The curriculum combines an interdisciplinary knowledge of our socio-cultural world with opportunities for community-based learning, internships, and travel abroad experiences. The department offers a Major, with two options, five concentrations, and six Minors. Most courses meet GE requirements and are open to students from all majors. For more information, visit the EWS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ews

Equal Opportunity Employer
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://www.csupomona.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html
Position closing date. * Monday, December 1, 2014
Advertising contact *
Liora Gubkin
Email * lgubkin@csub.edu
Phone Number * (661) 654-2051
Institution/University *
California State University, Bakersfield
Position Title *
Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
Hiring department or institution *
The School of Arts and Humanities
Job Description *
The School of Arts and Humanities at California State University, Bakersfield, seeks an Associate of Full Professor to develop and lead the campus in Interdisciplinary Studies. Candidates should provide evidence of: teaching in an interdisciplinary program, with preferred expertise in ethnic studies and/or women’s & gender studies; ongoing research in their discipline or field; developing curriculum, with preferred experience as director or chair of interdisciplinary- Ethnic- Women’s- or Gender- Studies; inspiring a diverse group of faculty, department chairs, and community leaders as stakeholders/shareholders of an academic program; ongoing commitment and ability to work with ethnic-culturally-diverse populations. Additional preferred qualifications include involving campus and community groups in grant writing and fundraising efforts and applying assessment methods to program learning outcomes. This full-time position will in clude reassigned time for duties associated with consultation and development of curriculum and outreach initiatives.

The candidate will be located in the new Interdisciplinary Studies program of the School of Arts and Humanities, with additional duties in one or more departments depending on his or her area of expertise, which may lie either in the School of Arts and Humanities or the School of Social Sciences and Education. The candidate will have “retreat” rights to a department within one of these schools.

For complete advertisement, application instructions, and detailed job description for this position, please visit our webpage at http://www.csub.edu/facultyaffairs/_files/TT-AH-Director-IS-2015.pdf

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

 

Position closing date. * Friday, November 14, 2014
Advertising contact *
Ryan
Email * ryan@jobelephant.com
Phone Number * (619) 795-0837
Institution/University *
Mills College
Position Title *
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies: Latina/o, Chicana/o Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Mills College
Job Description *
Mills College, Oakland, CA
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies: Latina/o, Chicana/o Studies

The Ethnic Studies (ES) Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Latino/a Studies and/or Chicana/o Studies to begin Fall 2015. The ES Department at Mills College is a vibrant hub of intellectual inquiry, critical pedagogy and social justice-oriented activity. The Department aims to produce graduates who have the confidence, skills and experience to become leaders and change agents, to think critically, and to engage capably, responsibly and ethically with diverse communities.

We seek an engaged scholar with a commitment to research and publishing as well as to teaching and mentoring students. The successful candidate will: teach undergraduate courses in Latina/o Studies, which may include Chicana/o Studies courses; teach one or more core ES courses; supervise undergraduate research by ES majors; contribute to the Latin American Studies program; serve as an academic advisor; be actively involved in service to the Department and the College; maintain a productive program of scholarship; and engage actively with Chicana/o and/or Latina/o Studies as a discipline. The ES Department recognizes that effective learning includes hands-on experience, and we provide co-curricular and community-based learning opportunities. The successful candidate will teach a community organizing course focusing on Latina/o Heritage Month and will supervise service learning in local Latina/o communities.

The successful candidate will utilize an intersectional analysis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class and nation in their research and teaching. They will have a social science background and proven engagement with anti-oppressive, community-based and/or participatory research methodologies. Ability to teach courses on Latin America and the Caribbean strongly desired.

Requirements: Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment; robust program of community-engaged scholarly research; evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching; participatory pedagogical approach; dedication to educating women of color.

Applicants should submit a) a letter of application, b) a current CV (with contact information for three references), (c) a research statement detailing the candidate’s research agenda, (d) a teaching statement outlining the candidate’s approach to teaching, (e) 2-3 samples of scholarly work.

The application deadline is November 14, 2014, however, applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as early as possible and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please apply online, here: http://apptrkr.com/534335

Mills College is located in the San Francisco Bay Area on 135 beautiful acres in the foothills of Oakland, California. Additional information about Mills College can be obtained on our website at www.mills.edu. Women and other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to diversity and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines, but to engage diverse perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills’ non-discrimination policy, pleased go to http://www.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php

For further information, contact Dr. Julia C. Oparah, Search Committee Chair, jcoparah@mills.edu or 510 430 3163.
Position closing date. * Friday, November 7, 2014
Advertising contact *
Stephen Middleton
Email * smiddleton@aas.msstate.edu
Phone Number * (662) 325-1895
Institution/University *
Mississippi State University
Position Title *
Assistant Professor
Hiring department or institution *
African American Studies/Sociology
Job Description *
Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Sociology

African American Studies and the Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in the Fall Semester of 2015. This will be a joint hire, and tenure will be granted in Sociology. The Department of Sociology offers courses leading to the doctoral degree. African American Studies awards a minor with 18 credit hours. Applicants with a background in social movements, race, inequality or stratification are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to candidates who have an interdisciplinary background in African American Studies. The successful candidate will teach specific courses in African American Studies, including the Introduction to African American Studies and the African Diaspora. Our faculty are also expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students in their tenure department. African American Studies is an interdisciplinary program with faculty working in the humanities, social sciences and education. Applicants are urged to submit evidence of their promise to successfully publish in their chosen field and contribute to the vibrant intellectual life of African American Studies and their tenure department. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required.

Applicants are required to complete Mississippi State University’s Personal Demographic Form at www.jobs.msstate.edu (PARF # 8404). The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2014. Mississippi State University is a land-grant public university that enrolls approximately 20,000 students. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Mississippi State as a very high research intensive university, which represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of recommendation to Chair, AAS-Sociology Position, P.O. Box 846, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Electronic submissions (pdf format only) are welcomed and may be sent to ljh154@msstate.edu.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please see the following link: http://www.policies.msstate.edu/policypdfs/0302.pdf.

 
Position closing date. * Friday, November 28, 2014
Advertising contact *
Katie Green
Email * kgreen@cornellcollege.edu
Phone Number * (319) 895-4212
Institution/University *
Cornell College
Position Title *
Tenure-track position in Anthropology
Hiring department or institution *
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Job Description*
Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college founded in 1853, invites applications for a tenure-track cultural anthropology position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. The successful candidate will collaborate within an integrated department as the primary anthropologist and could teach a variety of introductory and upper-level courses including: introductory cultural anthropology, anthropological theory, ethnographic research methods, a geographical area specialty, and several of the following topical areas: economics, environment, medical, religion, and social change. A PhD in Anthropology, undergraduate teaching experience, and a commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts college are required. Anthropologists who can bring an applied approach are especially desirable. Preferred geographical area of expertise is Latin America. Additional topical and geographical areas of expertise may also be considered.

Cornell College has attracted national attention for its distinctive academic calendar under which faculty teach, and students take, one course at a time in month-long terms. The academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility offered by this distinctive approach attract a diverse and ambitious student body. The College is committed to excellence in teaching and learning and encourages interdisciplinary interests among its faculty. Appointment at the assistant professor rank to begin in late August 2015.

Letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, syllabi, teaching evaluations (if available), and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format to: Employment@cornellcollege.edu. The statement of teaching philosophy should address the candidate’s commitment to teaching a diverse student population.

Formal consideration will begin November 21st and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa’s smoke free air act.

For more information about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, please visit the website at http://www.cornellcollege.edu/soc-anthro/index.shtml