The Office of Undergraduate Studies at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic institution, seeks applicants for the position of Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer (part-time) to teach one or more sections of the following course: Fall Quarter: Solidarity with the Community (ELSJ 22).
Course Descriptions: Fall Quarter: ELSJ 22: This course will explore what it means to live in solidarity with our local and global community. Students will strengthen their ability to work sensitively and respectfully with communities that are socially, economically, and/or politically marginalized or oppressed. Enrolled students will participate in a weekly community-based learning placement through Arrupe Weekly Engagement program. Note: This course requires participation in community-based learning (CBL) experiences off campus. ALLCOURSESMUST BE TAUGHT TO CONFORM TO THEREQUIREMENTS OF THE 2009 CORE.
$3,250 per course
(1) Ph.D. or ABD in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Theology [or a closely related field if the candidate also has a high level of practical/applied work experience directly pertinent to the core themes of the course]. (2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. (3) Demonstrated expertise in the specific topics covered in this course. (4) Excellent communication skills.
Experience and/or familiarity with community-based learning/service learning pedagogy.
Duties include but are not limited to: A. Teaching the assigned course(s), but no more than two courses in any one quarter and not more than four courses over the academic year. B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including a. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students; b. Assigning and evaluating written work that aligns the course description and with course learning outcomes; c. Holding weekly office hours on campus; d. Submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline; e. Administering narrative evaluations approved by the Chair of the Department for each course taught; f. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Assessment Manager for Undergraduate Studies.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.