Gonzaga University: Chair for new department of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

The College of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University is searching for the inaugural chair for a new department in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), to begin fall 2019. We invite applications for a tenure-stream faculty member at the Associate level or higher. The successful candidate will provide expert leadership on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, support a dedicated CRES tenure-track colleague (also to begin in Fall 2019), teach courses in the program (initially 2 courses over the academic year), and offer faculty development opportunities. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Critical Race Studies, American Studies, or related interdisciplinary field; evidence of a critical approach to teaching and scholarship with a minimum of 5-years teaching experience at the undergraduate level; strong record of scholarly publication in interdisciplinary Race & Ethnic Studies journals; demonstrated ability to teach introductory and senior capstone courses in race/ethnic studies, generalist courses in race/ethnic studies, and specialty courses in their area(s) of expertise; and demonstrated expertise in program development and/or curricular development and commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising.

To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at: www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Juliane Mora, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, mora@gonzaga.edu. Position closes on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, midnight, PDT. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution with a faculty dedicated to both innovative teaching and ongoing teaching development and to socially transformative and justice-oriented research. Therefore, we are interested in candidates who will contribute to Gonzaga’s distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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