Kansas State University Libraries Instructor (American Ethnic Studies ) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

Mexican American Studies Instructor position at Kansas State University in the American Ethnic Studies Department beginning August 12, 2018. Applicant should have expertise in U.S. race and ethnic relations with focus on Indigenous Chicana/o Studies. The instructor will teach four 3-credit introductory courses during the first semester. Introductory class size is approximately 35 students.

Why Join Us:

Our academic unit attained departmental status in 2013. We are a cohesive unit with a strong vision and a supportive spirit of collegiality. We are poised to respond to the rapidly changing demographic dynamics and social changes in the American heartland and beyond. Kansas State University is a mid-sized university (25,000 students) situated in a small town, at the confluence of two rivers, with the largest remaining expanse of prairie nearby. Various large and mid-size cities are within short driving distance.

Please visit our website to learn more about our program: http://www.k-state.edu/ameth/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in Ethnic Studies or a related field by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In line with our departmental vision, we especially welcome applicants who apply comparative, interdisciplinary, intersectional, and decolonial social justice approaches in their teaching and research.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following documents:

  1. Cover letter detailing your fit for the position
  2. CV
  3. One-page teaching philosophy statement
  4. Sample syllabi
  5. Teaching evaluations
  6. Names and contact information of three references

Screening of Applications Begins:

May 30, 2018 and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$40,000/annual plus great benefits! A benefits overview can be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670020310 American Ethnic Studies

Job no: 503601

Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Education / Instructional, Fine Arts

Advertised: 16 Apr 2018 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled