Ethnic Studies (Assistant/Associate Professor)

Winona State University

United States

November 10, 2021

Description

Position Details Classification Title

Working Title Ethnic Studies (Assistant/Associate Professor) Position Type Faculty Division Academic Affairs Department College of Liberal Arts Unit Ethnic Studies Location Winona, MN FLSA Non-Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition Probationary/Tenure-Track (9 Month Appointment) Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details

Application Deadline: Review begins 11/10/2021

Rank/Title: Assistant/Associate Professor

Type of Appointment: Probationary/Tenure-Track (9 Month Appointment)

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Appointment Date: August 15, 2022

Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Teach introductory and midlevel courses in comparative race and ethnic studies in addition to upper-level ethnic studies seminars.
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge in the interdisciplinary field of Ethnic Studies.
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance teaching abilities and other professional contributions to the field of Ethnic Studies including the WSU Ethnic Studies program
  • Contribute to student growth and development including student advising with a particular emphasis on supporting marginalized student populations.
  • Provide service to the university and community, which may include the program, department, college, university and greater intellectual or other communities
  • .

    Required Qualifications

    Minimum :

  • Earned PhD in Ethnic Studies or a closely related field by date of appointment.
  • Experience teaching college-level courses in Ethnic Studies and/or on U.S. experiences of race
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred :

  • Research experience focusing on U.S. experiences of race, especially using a diaspora/immigration/transnationalism framework
  • Ability to teach Ethnic Studies Courses in one or more related subfields, including African American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Critical intersectional approaches to teaching and/or research
  • Institutional and/or community diversity/equity/inclusion service and/or teaching experience
  • Racial justice community/institutional/academic discipline engagement and leadership service experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and support for student development
  • Other Requirements

    A complete online application will include: 1. A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously;

    2. Curriculum Vitae/ Resume;

    3. Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate);

    4. A statement explaining your personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less;

    5. Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.

    About

    About the Department & Winona State University:

  • The WSU Ethnic Studies Program is currently housed in the Department of Political Science, Public Administration, and Ethnic Studies, and has 30+ undergraduate minors
  • Typical WSU teaching assignments consist of four courses per semester (24 credits/year), with a mix of upper- and lower-level undergraduate courses.
  • Successful candidates will need to earn tenure at WSU regardless of rank at hire.
  • Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a teaching-focused public university with about 6500 students. It is a predominantly white institution; Hmong and Latina/o/x populations reside in the area, and WSU also draws Somali American, Sudanese American, and South Asian American students.
  • The WSU faculty are unionized; the union includes a Faculty of Color Caucus, an LGBTQ+ Caucus, and a Women's Caucus whose purpose is to advocate for better working conditions for marginalized faculty within the union and our institutions.
  • Founded in 1858, Winona State University is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 6500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota. Winona State was the highest ranked public institution in Minnesota in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” was listed among the “Best in the Midwest” by the Princeton Review and named one of “America's 100 Best College Buys” by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc.
  • The small city of Winona is located 100 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, surrounded by beautiful bluffs of the Mississippi River Valley, on the indigenous homelands of the Mdewakanton Dakota.
  • Benefits Info

    Benefits : WSU offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, as well as a variety of other benefits as defined by the individual Collective Bargaining Agreements.

    For information on our benefits (Medical and Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability and Long-Term Care; Pre-Tax Benefits; and Health and Wellness), please refer to SEGIP's website (https:// mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp).

    For information on Minnesota State's Retirement Plan(s), please go to: https:// www. minnstate.edu/system/hr/employees/retirement/index.html

    Posting Number 2021/202212

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact jobs@winona.edu Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    EEO Statement: Winona State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • •Do you or will you have an earned PhD in Ethnic Studies or a closely related field by date of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience teaching college-level courses in Ethnic Studies and/or on U.S. experiences of race?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
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