Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Ethnic Studies-VISITINST [#1486]
Position Title: Visiting Instructor
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Asian American Studies
Native American Studies
American Studies
Arab American Studies
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Race and Inequality Studies
American Indian and Indigenous Studies
Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
Latina/o Studies
Black Studies
Appl Deadline:2012/12/15 finished (posted 2012/03/27, finished 2013/07/21, listed until 2013/01/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Ethnic Studies invites applications for one or more visiting instructor positions for the 2012-13 academic year in the following fields:  Native American, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, African American, Arab American, or comparative ethnic studies.  This position may include both undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising responsibilities.  The minimum requirement is to be Advanced to Candidacy for Ph.D.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the Ph.D. degree by September 2012 and who have some teaching experience.  Disciplinary fields are open in Ethnic Studies.


The University of Oregon has approximately 20,600 undergraduate students and nearly 4,000 graduate students.  Of these, there are 4,296 U.S. students of color and 2,017 international students.  The university has an institutional commitment to diversity and multiculturalism, and actively supports this goal.  Located 110 miles south of Portland, the Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment.  We are about an hour’s drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade mountains.  The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the PAC-12 Conference.


Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of reference (at least one letter should address teaching), in addition to a statement of teaching philosophy, and sample introductory and advanced syllabi in Ethnic Studies, should be submitted through Academic Jobs on-line, no hardcopies will be accepted.  The committee will begin reviewing applications on April 27, 2012 and will continue the process until the position is filled.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.  The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Ethnic Studies
Alder Building
5268 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

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