Women's and Gender Studies Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

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Santa Clara University
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Women's and Gender Studies Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Santa Clara University

Department, Program, Center: Women's and Gender Studies

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Gender and Global Film

College or School: College of Arts and Sciences


The Women and Gender Studies Program at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic university, seek applicants for a quarterly adjunct lecturer position to teach one Women's and Gender Studies course in Gender and Global Film. The applicant is expected to teach in the spring quarter of 2018. The quarter run for an 11-week period, including exam week. The quarter begins April 3 and ends June 14, 2018.

Salary: $6,600 per course

Basic Qualifications:

1. Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Communication with emphasis in Gender, or closely related field, ABD considered.

2. Minimum of one year experience teaching at the university level (beyond “teaching assistant”).

3. Ability to teach a feminist approach to sexual health

4. Teaching schedule will be MWF or MW late afternoon

5. Willingness to fulfill other departmental duties as assigned by the Chair.

Preferred Qualifications:


Duties include but are not limited to:
1.Planning and teaching a course in the area of gender and sexuality.
2. Assigning and evaluating written work that aligns with the course description and with course learning outcomes;
3.Conducting all assigned class meetings and exams. Final exams must be held during exam week (week 11).
4.Holding 2-3 weekly office hours on campus.
5.Assigning and submitting student grades to the Registrar by the designated deadline.
6.Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to each class as assigned by the Chair of the department.
7.Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties, such as attending faculty meetings, departmental events, student advising, or similar tasks as may be assigned by the Chair of the department.

Work Authorization:

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.

Close Date: 1/19/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit via the online system:
1.A letter of interest, including overview of qualifications.
2.Brief statement of teaching philosophy.
3.A current CV.
4.A list of three professional references, including contact information.
5.Samples of Women’s and Gender Studies course syllabi and supporting instructional materials.

Additional Information:

This position is for spring quarter 2018. The teaching schedule is not flexible. The teaching days are MWF or MW late afternoons.

For questions about the position, please email Laura Ellingson (lellingson@scu.edu) with the words “WGST QAL” in the subject.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to http://apptrkr.com/1149253

About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s 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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