Assistant Adjunct Professor in Latinx Studies Studies (Full Time) - Essential - Mills College
Company: Mills College
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Ethnic Studies (ES) Program invites applications from scholars
in Ethnic Studies and related social sciences fields for a
full-time salaried adjunct position in Latinx Studies, to begin
Fall 2021. The ES Program at Mills College is a vibrant hub of
intellectual inquiry, critical pedagogy and social justice-oriented
activity. Located within the Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Department, the Ethnic Studies Program 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 instructor in the field of Latinx Studies, with
a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students. The
successful candidate will: teach undergraduate courses in Latinx
Studies; supervise undergraduate research by ES majors; serve as an
academic advisor; and serve as faculty advisor to Latinx student
organizations and events on campus. Teaching will include: two
undergraduate courses in Latinx Studies, Research Methods with
Communities of Color, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, and one
course in the candidate's area of specialization.
Mills College is a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with
expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for
Latinx students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some teaching may be done remotely.
However, applicants need to be available for in-person teaching if
that becomes possible in the fall or spring semesters.
This is a one-year renewable contract position.
* Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies or a related social science field in hand
at time of appointment. Strong candidates who are ABD may be
* Strong evidence of community-engaged scholarly research
* Evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching
* Dedication to educating and mentoring women and gender
non-conforming students of color and first generation college
This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year,
and includes a comprehensive benefits package including
medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, and 403(b) retirement
plan. Faculty members also receive free admission to campus events,
use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition
remission is also available after an introductory period. Voluntary
benefits include: pet insurance, long-term care insurance,
legal-assistance insurance, cellular provider discounts and
computer hardware discounts. Adjunct compensation is governed by a
collective bargaining agreement and increases with seniority at
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, please go to
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date of employment, an applicant's background check must be
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submit the following documents:
* Employee Application
* Curriculum Vitae
* Cover letter outlining teaching and research interests
* Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement: Please describe
your commitment to DEI. How have you worked to advance DEI in your
current or previous positions? If hired at Mills, how would you
contribute to the College's commitments to racial and gender
justice and inclusive excellence?
* Supporting materials relevant to teaching experience such as
sample syllabi and teaching evaluations.
* Names, addresses, and email contacts for three professional
references. No letters of reference should be submitted at this
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accepted until the position is filled.
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