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Ethnic Studies Adjunct Instructor (TEMPORARY)

 

Posting Number: F00879

 

Location: Los Medanos College

 

Salary:

 

Description of Position:

 

Los Medanos College seeks applications for instructors to teach Ethnic Studies classes with an area of emphasis in Ethnic Studies related fields, such as Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, or African American/Black Studies. Applicants must be able to teach face to face classes, either at the Pittsburg campus or the Brentwood campus. The Ethnic Studies classes include Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies, Introduction to Black Studies, Critical Thinking in Ethnic Studies, Racial and Ethnic Justice Movements, and Immigrant Experiences in the U.S. Additional Ethnic Studies courses are being developed in Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Chicanx Studies, and Latinx Studies, so any experience teaching these courses as well is useful.

 

Inquiries:

 

Adrianna Simone, asimone@losmedanos.edu

 

Position Status: Temporary

 

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

 

Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty

 

Department: L5007-Social Science

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

 

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

 

Alternate Disciplines:

 

Ethnic Studies discipline:

Master’s in the ethnic studies field

 

OR A master’s in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian American Studies, or African American Studies

OR the equivalent OR see Interdisciplinary Studies

 

African-American Studies discipline:

Master’s degree in African-American/Black/Africana Studies

OR Bachelor’s degree in African-American/Black/Africana Studies

AND master’s degree in Ethnic Studies

OR the equivalent

 

Chicano studies discipline:

Master’s degree in Chicano Studies

OR Ethnic Studies

OR the equivalent

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

N/A

 

Job Open Date: 06/16/2022

 

Job Close Date:

 

Open Until Filled: Yes

 

Employment Begins: Fall 2022

 

# of Months: 4

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3164340

 

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

 

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