Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: College of Arts & Sciences
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Experiential Learning for Social Justice
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
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: Spring Quarter: Solidarity with the Community (ELSJ 22).
Course Descriptions: Spring 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.
ALL COURSES MUST BE TAUGHT TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE 2009 CORE.
Salary: $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 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 must submit the items below. 1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and relevant experience. 2. A curriculum vitae. 3. Sample teaching evaluations (if available). 4. Names and contact information for two outside references.Review of applications for Spring 2017 will begin February 28, 2017.
Spring term begins April 3, 2017 (with final exams ending June 15, 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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