Summer Session Instructor Mexican American Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ



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Posting Number: req4835

Department: Mexican American Studies

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Mexican American Studies seeks Summer Session Instructors to teach a Mexican American Studies subject course, prepare syllabus, develop and grade exams, assign projects, coach students and more.

The Department of Mexican American Studies is committed to contemporary applied public policy research on Mexican Americans. As the leading public policy research center addressing issues of concern to this minority group in Arizona, the Department works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state and the nation. The Department achieves these goals through its applied research agenda, through its publications, and through the comprehensive curriculum it offers students at the University of Arizona. As an intellectual center, it disseminates information to a broad audience, which includes elected officials, educators, students, policy makers and other researchers.

As a public land-grant institution, the University of Arizona provides an accessible environment for discovery where distinguished undergraduate, graduate, and professional education are integrated with world-class basic and applied research and creative achievement. The University of Arizona is among America's top research universities (based on NSF total research expenditure data) and is one of approximately 60 select institutions recognized by membership in the Association of American Universities. Compared to other top research universities, the University of Arizona is unusually accessible to students of modest means and wide-ranging backgrounds.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach MAS subject course:

* MAS 317 - Latin American Immigration and the Remaking of the US

  • Prepare a syllabus
  • Develop and grade exams
  • Assign projects
  • Coach Students

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed MA or MS in Mexican American Studies, Education or similar field to that of the course subject

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Mexican American Studies or currently in progress of receiving a PhD in Mexican American Studies, Education or similar field to that of the course subject.

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: To be Determined

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20 - 40

Job FTE: 0.50 -1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $2659.00

Compensation Type: Contingent on Student Enrollment

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Jose Garcia

jgarcia3@email.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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