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Lecturer of Chicana/o/x Studies, 2024-2025

Company: University of California - Davis
Location: Davis
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position overview

Salary range:
A reasonable estimate for this position is $68,247 - $74,577.

Application Window

Open date: July 2, 2024

Next review date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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

Final date: Friday, Aug 16, 2024 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 Chicana/o/x Studies at the University of California at Davis welcomes applications for part-time lecturer positions in the 2024-2025 academic year. Actual appointment percentage is based on course enrollment and number of courses assigned. Courses to be offered include, but are not limited to, the following (please see https://catalog.ucdavis.edu/courses-subject-code/chi/ for course descriptions):

Fall quarter (Sept 23 - Dec 13, 2024)

CHI 112: Globalization, Transnational Migration, & Chicana/o & Latina/o Communities

Winter quarter (Jan 3 - Mar 21, 2025)

CHI 30: United States Political Institutions & Chicanas/os

CHI 111: Chicanas/Mexicanas in Contemporary Society

CHI 181: Chicanas & Latinas in the U.S.: Historical Perspectives

Spring quarter (Mar 27 - Jun 12, 2025)

CHI 150: The Chicana & Chicano Movement

An M.A. degree in the field or related fields and previous experience teaching at the college/university level are required; a Ph.D. is preferred.

Applicants should submit a 1) a current CV; 2) a cover letter describing your teaching experience in Chicano/a Studies or related fields, and the course(s) you are in interested in teaching; 3) the contact information for two references; 4) at least one set of teaching evaluations (if not available at time of application, please be ready to provide them upon request); and 5) a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, through the online application system at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06403

For full consideration, applications should be received by the initial review deadline. 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 $68,247 - $74,577.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Department: https://chi.ucdavis.edu


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
MA in Chicana/o Studies or related field and previous experience teaching at the college/university level.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies or related field is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Please describe your teaching experience in Chicano/a Studies or related fields, and the course(s) you are in interested in teaching
  • Sample Teaching Evaluation, if available - If uploading two or more sets, please combine as one PDF. Max file size should be no more than 25 MB

  • 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

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      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.

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      Job location
      Davis, CA

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