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JPF01101 Professor of Native American/Indigenous Studies – Ethnic Studies

The Ethnic Studies Department (http://www.ethnicstudies.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor of Native American/Indigenous Studies beginning Fall 2017, pending budget approval. Minimum qualifications for the position include a PhD and extensive research and teaching experience in a relevant field in the social sciences or humanities. We particularly welcome applicants whose work encompasses Native American and Indigenous-centered knowledge production and epistemologies, or that directly engages settler colonialism and decolonization. We are especially interested in interdisciplinary and intersectional research that engages with racialization, environmental justice, gender and sexuality studies, urban studies, science and technology studies, or political economy.

Our understanding of the field of Native American/Indigenous Studies reflects a global perspective. Candidates with a history of leadership in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment, including active research partnerships with Native American/Indigenous communities, are also urged to apply.

Situated in a region where the US-Mexico border zone, indigenous national and tribal governments, and the Asia-Pacific interact to produce a dynamic geopolitical location, UCSD’s Ethnic Studies Department is a vibrant community of scholars committed to the interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, sexuality, class, and dis/ability. The department’s innovative approach represents a commitment to transnational, relational, and intersectional methods for producing critical knowledge about power and inequality, including systems of knowledge that have emerged from racialized and indigenous communities in global contexts. Ethnic Studies is devoted to creative, conceptual, and empirical research; critical pedagogy; collaborations with a broad group of affiliated faculty; and social justice projects developed with and for the university, our home communities, and broader publics.

Applications are accepted electronically on the UCSD Academic Personnel Website (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01101).  Please include electronic versions of an application letter, a current CV, a sample publication of no more than 40 pages, and three reference letters. Applicants must also submit a statement that summarizes their past and potential contributions to diversity. See the Faculty Excellence and Diversity Website (http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html) for more information. We will begin reviewing applications on September 1, 2016, but will continue to accept applications until positions are filled for start date of July 2017. Salary based on published UC pay scales.

UCSD is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.


JPF01380 Temporary Lecturer – Ethnic Studies

The Ethnic Studies Department (http://www.ethnicstudies.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment. Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, or expect to receive their Ph.D. or equivalent by the start of appointment, in a variety of fields including, but not limited to, Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies, Gender Studies, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, and History. The Department is looking for multiple Lecturers with demonstrated teaching experience in related disciplines ranging from race and social movements, to cultural and media studies, to legal and science studies. Preferred applicants have experience managing large classrooms (100-300 students), have outstanding teaching qualifications, have strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. Appointments will range from part-time to full-time and may be extended. Course-loads will range from one course in one quarter up to nine courses over a full academic year - depending on the department's needs and the qualifications of the candidate - and will be determined at time of hire.

Applications are accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01380. Please include electronic versions of: an application letter, CV/resume, teaching evaluations, 1 or 2 sample syllabi and a minimum of one letter of reference submitted under separate cover by the referees. (Up to two additional letters are encouraged but not required.) Applicants are also required to submit a contributions of diversity description, describing any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

Review of applications will begin on 04/03/2017; the posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

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

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


JPF01391 Temporary Lecturer – Critical Gender Studies

The Critical Gender Studies Program (http://cgs.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body, and invites applications whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a variety of fields including, but not limited to, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, LGBTQ Studies, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, and Arts & Humanities. Candidates are required to have demonstrated teaching experience in related disciplines ranging from race and social movements, gender politics, ethnic diversity, law & civil rights, to indigenous studies. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding teaching qualifications and have experience managing diverse classrooms. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. Appointments will most likely be part-time, though possibly full-time, from one quarter up to one year in duration, and with the possibility of extension.

Applications are accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01391. Please include electronic versions of: an application/cover letter, resume/CV, 1-3 teaching evaluations, and two prepared syllabi. Up to two letters of recommendation may be submitted. Contribution of Diversity Description, please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

Review of applications will begin on 04/03/2017; the posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

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

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.