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LOCATION: University of Oregon

DEPARTMENT: CASLS/Global Studies Institute

TITLE: Research Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Global Studies Institute is seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.

Candidates would assist any one of the GSI units with research and development projects. Potential areas of research include: second language acquisition; applied research on world language curriculum, technology-based tools, or assessment; intersection of digital technologies in the world language/global classroom; curriculum development for international and area studies; pedagogy and teaching effectiveness.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree
• Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy OR experience in educational software development and delivery, website design and interface, or programming experience OR experience developing international and area studies curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications

• Native or near-native proficiency in a language other than English
• Masters or doctoral degree in linguistics, language education, international and area studies, or related field
• Teaching experience
• Basic knowledge of statistics, psychometrics, and/or second language acquisition
• Experience in website design and interface for educational tools and/or knowledge of software development
• Experience creating and executing professional development or other specialized workshops
• Demonstrated experience in international academic program development

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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination .

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report .


LOCATION: University of California, Santa Barbara

DEPARTMENT: Global Studies

TITLE: Temporary Lecturer Position

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Global Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Global Studies for the upcoming openings. Courses needed may include:

• Global History, Culture and Ideology
• Global Socioeconomic and Political Processes
• Global Culture and Ethics
• Global Ideologies and World Order
• Global Economy and Development

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100%. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Questions about the position may be directed to the Department Chair, Alison Brysk at abrysk@global.ucsb.edu. More information about the UCSB Department of Global Studies may be found at our website, www.global.ucsb.edu.

Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by time of appointment, and have one or more years teaching experience. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.

To apply, please go to the following link https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01067. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, as well as provide contact information for 3-5 references.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2018 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in July, winter quarter in October, and for spring quarter in January. The pool will close on October 31, 2018; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requirements

Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Course Syllabi (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

References

  • 3-5 references required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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LOCATION: St. Lawrence University, New York

DEPARTMENT: Global Studies

TITLE: Visiting Assistant Professor of Global Studies

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Global Studies Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for one-year, visiting assistant professor position to begin in August 2018, with the possibility of a second year subject to budgetary approval. We are specifically interested in candidates who take critical, interdisciplinary, comparative, and global/transnational approaches to their thematic areas of research, specifically in the African and/or the African Diaspora context. Research specialization is open, though fields of particular interest to us include the following: mobility, migration and transnational studies; diaspora and transatlantic studies; urban studies; development; population and public health; and political economic and postcolonial approaches to globalization.

Global Studies is an interdisciplinary program drawing its depth from area studies and its theory and methods from political economy and cultural studies. The major includes five core courses: introductory courses in global political economy and race/culture/identity; research methods; and theory courses in global political economy and cultural studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three of these courses as well as elective courses related to their areas of research interest – including at least one course that is dual-listed with the African Studies program.

We seek candidates with demonstrated effective teaching practices that embody liberal arts pedagogical philosophies, an active and productive research agenda, and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate students and supervising one-on-one independent senior research projects. We are especially interested in candidates who will strengthen the department’s commitments to social justice, diverse communities of people and perspectives, and meaningful communication through social, cultural, and linguistic scholarship and practice.

Minimum Qualifications: This interdisciplinary position requires the successful candidate to have a Ph.D. in-hand at the time of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: The ability to contribute to one or more departmental concentrations, such as cultural studies, gender/sexuality studies, and public health.

Disciplinary background is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can bring strong skills in geographic/spatial analysis to the position.

Desired Start Date: 08/15/2018

Special Instructions to Applicant: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that addresses their scholarship and research agenda, teaching philosophy, and desire to teach in a small, liberal arts environment; a current curriculum vita; and a statement how they will contribute to St. Lawrence University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in our curricular and extracurricular community life. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.

Additionally, three confidential references are required [the required information input in the reference contact information section of your application will be utilized to send a system-derived email requesting a recommendation letter from each reference].

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Eve Stoddard, Search Committee Chair, at estoddard@stlawu.edu

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diversity Statement

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