Social Justice Studies Adjunct Instructor (TEMPORARY)


Posting Number: F00878


Location: Los Medanos College




Description of Position:


Los Medanos College seeks applications for instructors to teach Social Justice Studies classes with an area of emphasis in Social Justice Studies related fields, such as English, Ethnic Studies and related fields (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), Peace Studies, Social Science, Sociology, Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and LGBTQ+ Studies.


Specifically, Los Medanos College seeks instructors for the Introduction to Social Justice Studies class and the Introduction to LGBTQ+ class. Both courses are cross listed with the English Department, so applicants should be comfortable teaching English critical thinking classes.




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.


Ethnic Studies discipline:

Master’s in the ethnic studies field


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 Interdisciplinary Studies.


English discipline:

Master’s in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition OR Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing or journalism OR the equivalent


Chicano Studies discipline:

Master’s degree in Chicano Studies

OR Ethnic Studies

OR the equivalent


History discipline:

Master’s in history

OR Bachelor’s in history AND Master’s in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women’s studies, social science or ethnic studies

OR the equivalent


Social Science discipline

Master’s in social science

OR the equivalent

OR see Interdisciplinary Studies


Sociology discipline

Master’s in sociology

OR Bachelor’s in sociology AND Master’s in anthropology, any ethnic studies, social work or psychology

OR the equivalent


Women’s Studies discipline

Master’s in women’s studies

OR the equivalent

OR see Interdisciplinary Studies


Desirable Qualifications:




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/3634254


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