Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer, Violence Against Women
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Women's and Gender Studies
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Women's and Gender Studies
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Women's and Gender Studies Program at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate major and minor in Women's & Gender Studies, seeks applicants for a part-time adjunct lecturer position for spring quarter 2017 to teach one section of WGST 76 (Violence Against Women). This course is an interdisciplinary study of U.S. -based women in the context of the institutionalization of violence and its impact across civic life. Areas of violence research such as campus, domestic, sexual assault, harassment, and stalking will be addressed in the context of the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality.The course must approach Women's and Gender Studies from the perspective of intersectional diversity focused primarily on the United States, in order to fulfill the Core Curriculum guidelines for Diversity. (http://www.scu.edu/provost/ugst/core/index.cfm). Teaching times are Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30pm - 9:10pm
A. Ph.D. in Womens Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, or a related field preferred; ABD considered.
B. Prior college-level teaching experience documented by student evaluations is strongly preferred.
C. Commitment to working with diverse populations.
D. Flexibility sufficient to schedule the course to fit program needs is required.
Experience working on behalf of survivors of gendered violence.
Duties include but are not limited to:
A. Teaching the assigned course effectively using appropriate measures of student performance and following approved syllabus.
B. Conducting all assigned class meetings and exams. Final exams must be held during exam week (June 12-15, 2017)
C. Holding weekly office hours on campus.
D. Providing timely feedback to students.
E. Assigning and submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
F. Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to each class as assigned by the chair.
G. Other duties as may be assigned by the chair of the department or the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants should submit: 1. A letter of application, including academic preparedness to teach the subject matter, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of the applicants experiences working or living with people of diverse cultures and identities and a discussion of how such experiences enhance teaching and learning. 2. A current CV with a list of three references with email addresses. 3. Representative sample of teaching evaluations.
Spring Quarter begins: Monday, April 3, 2017.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at http://www.scu.edu/cs/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.
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