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Lecturer in Native American/Indigenous Studies - Ethnic Studies, UCSD - 2013-14

Reference: JOB622
Location: La Jolla, CA, United States
Employer: Department of Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego
Contact: Adria Imada
Url: http://ethnicstudies.ucsd.edu

Academic Title: Lecturer

The Ethnic Studies Department (http://ethnicstudies.ucsd.edu) at University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a position as Lecturer in Native American/Indigenous Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The primary duty of this lecturer will be teaching undergraduate courses in Native American/Indigenous Studies and comparative Ethnic Studies. Teaching load will be six courses a year, and one of these courses may include a graduate-level seminar, depending on experience and scholarly research.

Undergraduate courses might include Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Cultural World Views of Native Americans, Native American Literature, Representing Native America, Ethnic Images in Film, Science and Technology in Society, Environmental Racism, Race, Space, and Segregation, Decolonizing Education, Organic Social Movements, Race in the Americas, and Race and Performance.

A successful candidate will participate in student mentoring and the development of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the department, including colloquiua and curriculum development.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. and a minimum of two years’ teaching at the college level. Ideal applicants will demonstrate experience managing large classrooms (40 – 300 students), outstanding teaching qualifications in interdisciplinary fields, and commitment to diversity. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published UC pay scales.

Closing Date:
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by March 15, 2013.

To Apply:
Applications are accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply. Please include electronic versions of: an application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, 1 or 2 sample syllabi of relevant courses, and two letters of reference submitted under separate cover by the referees. Applicants are required to submit a statement summarizing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity. (See http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further assistance regarding diversity requirements).

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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