Location: Oakland, CA Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Dec 6 2017 Job Description: The Department of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in Indigenous Feminisms. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience, a proven track record of mentoring and working with American Indian students, and a strong connection to American Indian students.  

The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching five courses per year plus departmental service. Teaching will include: Introduction to Women’s Studies, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, and three upper division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization that can be cross listed between Ethnic Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  This position includes student advising as well as serving as the faculty advisor to the Indigenous Women’s Alliance, coordinating events for Native American heritage month and supporting the MillsNext American Indian Initiative to enhance the recruitment and retention of American Indian students.

This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018.  Job Requirements:Candidates should have:

  • A Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a closely related field
  • Experience teaching a wide variety of courses in Native American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the undergraduate level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work with a diverse and dynamic student population

Additional Information:This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Flexible Spending Account, Pet insurance, Accident and Critical Illness Insurance, long-term care insurance and legal-assistance insurance are available as voluntary benefits.

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