Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-VIES [#18612]
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Ethnic and Gender Studies/ Political Economy
Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
Appl Deadline:2021/06/04 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/05/13, updated 2021/05/12, listed until 2021/06/05)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Pitzer College invites applications for a full-time, two-year position, at the visiting assistant professor (non-tenure track) level in Comparative Ethnic Studies for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, including introductory courses in Comparative Ethnic Studies and courses in the area of the candidate’s interest and expertise. Candidates with interdisciplinary training and a strong theoretical foundation in issues of race and historical processes of racialization, intersectionality, women of color feminisms, comparative Afro-Indigeneity, Afro-Latinx, and/or Afro-Asian frameworks, and racial capitalism are particularly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, or a related discipline preferred; ABD will be considered. Evidence of teaching experience and teaching excellence required. Advising of senior theses is likely. Preference will be given to applicants with a commitment to the College’s core values of social responsibility, intercultural understanding, interdisciplinary learning, student engagement, and environmental sustainability.

Applicants should submit the following materials online by June 4, 2021:
(1) letter of application, (2) two letters of recommendation, (3) CV, (4) teaching portfolio (including a 500-750 word pedagogical statement and evidence of teaching experience and excellence; submission of sample course descriptions is optional), and (5) 500-750 word diversity statement (e.g., How did you come to the field of Ethnic Studies? What is most urgently at stake in the field?).

Pitzer College is a liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition and commitment to social justice, one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Pitzer College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.

Questions may be directed to faculty_jobs@pitzer.edu

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1050 N Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA

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