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Instructor for Chicano/a Studies (CHI 182)

Company: University of California - Davis
Location: Davis
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position overview

Salary range:
A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $79,118.

Application Window

Open date: October 31, 2023

Next review date: Thursday, Nov 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Nov 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Chicano/a Studies at the University of California at Davis welcomes applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach CHI 182-Race & Juvenile Justice - Spring 2024. Actual appointment percentage of annual salary listed is based on course enrollment.

Course Description: Individual and institutinal respnses to "troublesome" youth of color through history and in contemporary siciety. Emphasis on how race, as well as ethnicity, class, and gender have informed the treatment of "delinquent" youth.

Prerequisite(s): CHI 010; or equivalent.

Applicants should submit a CV; a cover letter explaining how the course will be organized and delivered, how you will publicize the course, your teaching experience in Chicano/a Studies or related fields, and how this course may help in your future plans; the contact information for two references; at least one set of teaching evaluations if available; and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, through the online application system at:


For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2023. Candidates should be prepared for in-person teaching. This position is open until filled and all classes are subject to enrollments. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $79,118.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. in Chicano/a Studies

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

    Reference requirements
    • 2 required (contact information only)

      Apply link:

      Help contact: sswift@ucdavis.edu

      Campus Information
      UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

      We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals' with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

      Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

      The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: "To Boldly Go," our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs' Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan." There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

      The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

      As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

      Job location
      Davis, CA

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