Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Ethnic Studies (ES 101) Introduction to Ethnic Studies - SMC Summer Academy

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7221650 (Ref.No. 5055937)
Posted: February 27, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Feb 26, 2024
Deadline: Mar 11, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Ethnic Studies Program of Saint Mary's College of California is seeking a candidate with Ethnic Studies expertise to teach Introduction to Ethnic Studies in the SMC Summer Academy 2024 for High School Students.

Mondays through Fridays, 10:30am - 1:00pm from June 10 through June 28, 2024.

This course will be taught in person on the Moraga campus.

This course provide an introduction to the complex nature of racial and ethnic populations in the united States. It seeks to understand the diverse traditions and cultures of the people of the United States in order to gain an appreciation for American diversity. It offers a critical understanding of the origins and impacts of settler colonialism, conquest, slavery, war and immigration on the development of the U.S. We will examine the ways in which race and ethnicity intersect with gender, class, sexuality, citizenship and nationality in order to better understand how systems of power and inequality are constructed, reinforced and challenged.

Master's Degree Required: PhD Preferred.

Teaching experience in Ethnic Studies or related field.

Must reside in California.

Salary: $7,447- $10,308 depending on qualifications.

The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.