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CSU Job Listing Details
August 18, 2014
Open until filled
Faculty (Unit 3)
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The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies (CEIS) at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2015. We seek a candidate with expertise in African American Studies. Preferences will be given to candidates with specializations, but not restricted, in the following areas: diaspora, critical prison studies, research methodologies, critical race theories, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, immigration, and multiracial/hybrid identities. The candidates will be expected to teach courses in their field of specializations, as well as additional EWS courses. In addition, the candidates should have the ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives, and incorporate educational technology in their teaching and professional activities. Candidates should also be committed to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations.
The Position: The faculty members will teach undergraduate classes in the Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department. The position requires a proven record of teaching (minimum of two years), professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
• An earned doctorate in Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Gender/Women’s Studies, or other related field from an accredited university by September 1, 2015;
• Ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives;
• Two years university teaching experience;
• Demonstrated commitment to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations.
• Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate success in critical/interactive pedagogical practices;
• Specializations, but not restricted, in the areas of diaspora, critical prison studies, research methodologies, critical race theories, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, immigration, and multiracial/hybrid identities;
• Evidence of scholarly potential (conference presentations, publications, grant development);
• Experience in mentoring and advising students;
• Experience in working with student groups and/or community-based organizations;
• Experience with educational technology.
Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:
• a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching experience, research interests, and teaching philosophy that address the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
• a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
• a sample course syllabus;
• a completed application form (http://academic.csupomona.edu/faculty/docs/application.pdf);
• a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); and
• three recently signed letters of reference (within the last two years).
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 14, 2014. Early response is encouraged and submission of cover letter and CV as separate PDF files is preferred. Submit additional material as separate PDF files. As process proceeds, candidates may be asked to submit additional sample syllabi and a writing example no longer than 20 pages. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:
Faculty Search Committee
c/o Gilbert Cadena, Ph.D., Committee Chair
Ethnic & Women’s Studies Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3595 FAX: 909.869.6797
The University: Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 22,000 enrolls in 52 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by a faculty of 1,200. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The University is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.
The College: CEIS is a unique College which is comprised of four departments: Ethnic and Women’s Studies, Liberal Studies, Education, and Interdisciplinary General Education. The College provides an interactive, inquiry-based environment, incorporating a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary curriculum. CEIS educates students and candidates for leadership roles in a diverse and changing society through its undergraduate, teacher education, and graduate programs. For more information, visit the CEIS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ceis
The Department: The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department offers an educational program that equips students with the knowledge, analytical skills, and experience necessary to effectively live and work in today’s diverse society. The curriculum combines an interdisciplinary knowledge of our socio-cultural world with opportunities for community-based learning, internships, and travel abroad experiences. The department offers a Major, with two options, five concentrations, and six Minors. Most courses meet GE requirements and are open to students from all majors. For more information, visit the EWS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ews
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the University’s annual security report is available at http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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