Temporary Faculty for the Department of Anthropology
Lecturer in Asian American Studies
The successful applicant may teach Asian American Studies and Anthropology, as well as high enrollment general education courses.
We are interested in candidates who are qualified to teach:
- ASAM 15 (Introduction to Asian Americans),
- ASAM 110 (Asian American Communities),
- ASAM 140 (Hmong, Laotian and Cambodian American Experience),
- ASAM 151W (Asian Eats), and
- possibly a new course focused on Hmong Americans.
Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.): A Master's degree in Ethnic Studies or related field, with an emphasis in Asian American Studies.
Experience: A commitment to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Experience: A commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, which may be exhibited through prior teaching experiences and teaching evaluations or other evidence.
Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by the close of the business day on August 1, 2020. A review of applications may continue until the position is filled. Complete an online application at https://careers.fresnostate.edu and attach the following materials:
- a cover letter addressing qualifications and experience,
- a curriculum vitae,
- a statement on diversity
- copies of graduate transcripts
- names of three referents - the committee will request current letters of recommendation, do not attach.
For inquiries contact Dr. Henry D. Delcore, Chair, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Fresno, 5245 N. Backer Ave. PB20, Fresno, CA 93740, Phone: 559.278.2784, E-mail: email@example.com.
About the Campus
California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse institution located in California’s Central Valley, known for its agriculture, reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
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We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower students for success."
California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Other Campus Information
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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.