Posted: Feb 12, 2021
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Tenure Track Faculty - Ethnic Studies/Pan African Studies

California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
Full-time
Application Deadline: N/A
African Studies
A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER “Documents Needed to Apply” Required: • Current Curriculum Vita • Letter of Interest/Cover letter highlighting teaching and research interests. • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work • Teaching Philosophy that reflects commitment to diversity and inclusion (no more than one page) • Diversity Statement that demonstrates your experience and commitment to working with a diverse student population. Also, describe your experience in creating anti-racism in the curriculum and classroom. (no more than three pages) • Teaching effectiveness may be demonstrated through Student Evaluations. • Statement of Scholarly Interests – Describe your research agenda and how this contributes to Asian American Studies and/or Ethnic Studies. (no more than 2 pages) • List of three references with email addresses and phone numbers in the Curriculum Vita Optional: Sample Course Syllabi/Instructional Material Media File Letters of recommendation (three, confidential) will be required of finalists only.

Posting Details

 

Job Title
Tenure Track Faculty - Ethnic Studies/Pan African Studies

Job Code
2360-Tenure Track faculty

Full/Part Time
Full Time

Regular/Temporary
Regular

Tenure Information
Tenure Track

Rank
Assistant Professor

Salary
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience

Department
Ethnic Studies

Hiring Department Summary

The Ethnic Studies Department has been in existence for more than 50 years at Sacramento State. The Department is comprised of the following programs: Asian American Studies, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, General Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, Pan African Studies, and Teachers in Urban Settings or Teachers in Bilingual Education. Ethnic Studies is a degree-granting interdisciplinary program offering course work in the study of the past and present histories, cultures, languages and issues that define ethnic group experiences in the United States. In addition to its teaching mission, the department is involved in research and community-based projects.

The Department of Ethnic Studies is housed in the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, consisting of 11 academic departments, three independent and interdisciplinary academic programs, and several centers and institutes. The College is a congenial and cohesive unit both academically and administratively. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. To this end, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals with the commitment and ability to work with our diverse student population, staff and faculty.

For more information about this department: https://www.csus.edu/college/social-sciences-interdisciplinary-studies/ethnic-studies/

WhySacState: https://www.csus.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-advancement/why-sac-state.html


Essential Duties
  • Teaching
  • Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service/Contribution to the Institution
  • Service/Contribution to the Community
  • Advising majors and minors
  • Serving on Department, College, and University Committees

Appointment Specifics

 
Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Pan African Studies, or related discipline. J.D. (Juris Doctor), Ed.D. or ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021.
  • Specialization in the use of critical, intersectional, and/or interdisciplinary, approaches to Pan African Studies.
  • The Ethnic Studies Department and the Pan-African Studies Program seeks an individual who is knowledgeable in the African Diaspora.
  • The candidate is required to have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate Ethnic Studies courses including: ETHN 11: Introduction to Ethnic Studies and ETHN 100: Ethnic America.
  • The candidate is required to have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate Ethnic Studies courses including: ETHN 70: Introduction to Pan African Studies and ETHN 170: Pan African Experience
  • Provide evidence of an active research interest in Pan African Studies/Ethnic Studies.
  • The ability to build collaborative community partnerships with African American and/or African Diaspora communities.
  • Provide evidence of experience communicating and working effectively with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Specialty in one or more of the following areas: Black culture; Black family; Black women; criminalization of people of African descent; Pan African Diaspora languages and/or religions.
  • Specialty in one or more of the following areas: community activism/organizing; media/popular culture; health; racial inequities in education; racial violence; social movements; anti-Blackness; indigeneity; and/or decolonization.
  • Critical pedagogies and scholarship that reflect the evolution of the discipline of Pan African Studies/Ethnic Studies.
  • Ability to mentor underrepresented, first-generation college students.
  • Experience as a teaching assistant, college/university lecturer, or professor in Pan African Studies/Ethnic Studies courses.
  • Ability to create and promote anti-racism in the curriculum and classroom.
  • Ability and/or interest to develop and teach online/hybrid courses at the University level.
Posting Number
F0180P

Anticipated Start Date
Fall 2021

Initial Application Review
03/01/2021

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
      A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER “Documents Needed to Apply”

      Required:

  • Current Curriculum Vita
  • Letter of Interest/Cover letter highlighting teaching and research interests.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Teaching Philosophy that reflects commitment to diversity and inclusion (no more than one page)
  • Diversity Statement that demonstrates your experience and commitment to working with a diverse student population. Also, describe your experience in creating anti-racism in the curriculum and classroom. (no more than three pages)
  • Teaching effectiveness may be demonstrated through Student Evaluations.
  • Statement of Scholarly Interests – Describe your research agenda and how this contributes to Asian American Studies and/or Ethnic Studies. (no more than 2 pages)
  • List of three references with email addresses and phone numbers in the Curriculum Vita

Optional:
Sample Course Syllabi/Instructional Material
Media File

Letters of recommendation (three, confidential) will be required of finalists only.