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University of Oregon

Adjunct Instructor

The University of Oregon Ethnic Studies Department is establishing a pool of applicants for short-term teaching appointments in the following fields: African American, Arab American, Asian/Pacific American, Chicana/Chicano, Latina/Latino, Native American, comparative ethnic studies and critical mixed race studies.

Positions may be part-time, temporary, limited duration appointments not to exceed one year however, these positions are renewable for up to three years. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and pool will remain active one year or until all available positions have been filled. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. The first screening will begin after April 15th 2014. Candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred but applicants who have advanced to candidacy in a Ph.D. program will also be considered. Teaching experience and familiarity with Ethnic Studies are also required. The Department is particularly interested in special topics classes and introductory classes in the following areas: Critical mixed race studies, Arab-American, Asian/Pacific-American, and comparative ethnic studies.


Complete applications must include: a statement of interest describing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a proposed syllabus for a lower division special topics class (ES 199), a statement of teaching philosophy, and at least two letters of recommendation.

Application materials must be filed with:

Positions will remain open until filled

This announcement is posted with the following departments: Anthropology, Comparative Literature, English, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, Humanities Center, International Studies, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Philosophy, Political Science, Romance Languages, Sociology, and Women’s & Gender Studies.

The University of Oregon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired. The University does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.