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Winter/Summer Session Instructor (Multiple Positions & Part Time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Winter/Summer Session Instructor (Multiple Positions & Part Time)
Department Mexican American Studies (0432)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Mexican American Studies seeks Winter/Summer Session Instructors to teach a class in a subject matter or expertise, 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 prepares students for a diverse and technological world while improving the quality of life for the people of Arizona, the nation, and the world. 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.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach a class in a subject matter of expertise
  • Prepare a syllabus
  • Develop and grade exams
  • Assign projects
  • Coach Students
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
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 Career-Track (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE TBD
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week TBD
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21214
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Jose Garcia
(520)621-7552
jgarcia3@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 11/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 12/11/2017
Special Instructions Summary
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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/23401

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have an MA or MS in Mexican American Studies, Education or a similar field to that of the course subject?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents