Tenure Track Faculty– Latinx Feminisms (Women’s Studies)

Sacramento State
California, United States
Not Specified
Sep 12, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty– Latinx Feminisms (Women’s Studies) Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty Full/Part Time Full Time Regular/Temporary Regular Tenure Information Tenure Track Rank Assistant Professor Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience Department Women's Studies Hiring Department Summary

California State University Sacramento is a Hispanic serving institution which is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the institutional pursuit of academic excellence. The rapidly growing Department of Women’s Studies, which is housed in the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, has the honor of being one of the earliest such programs in the country. It has hosted such distinguished faculty members as Sally Roesch Wagner and Kate Millet. We have four full-time faculty members and around 75 majors. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on women, gender, and sexuality in relation to economic class, racism, ethnocentrism, capitalism, globalization and militarism. The department offers a B.S. in Women’s Studies, a minor in Women’s Studies, and a new interdisciplinary minor in LGBTQ Studies. We are looking for a new faculty who has an interdisciplinary background in the social sciences to compliment the department’s existing strengths in the humanities.

Essential Duties

- Teach a wide range of courses in Women’s Studies, such as Introduction to Women’s Studies, Introduction to the Women’s Movement, Violence against Women, Women’s Global Issues, Feminist Methodologies, and Seminar in Feminist Theory.
- Propose and teach introductory, mid-level and advanced undergraduate courses in area of expertise.
- Supervise students in independent study and fieldwork courses.
- Engage in research and scholarship.
- Engage in Service to the College and University
- Engage in community service.
- Involve in student advising and recruitment of majors.
- Work as an integral member of the Department, actively contributing to curriculum and department building.

Appointment Specifics

This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2020 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies or Ph.D. in other social science disciplines such as Ethnic Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography or Political Science with research focus on Women’s and Gender issues. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by January 2021.
- Specialization in Latinx Feminisms.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the Women’s Studies discipline.
- Demonstrated ability to teach courses in feminism from intersectional and global perspectives.
- Ability to propose and teach new courses in area of expertise.
- Ability to conduct independent research.
- Ability to articulate an interdisciplinary approach to Women’s Studies.

Preferred Qualifications

- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: immigration, citizenship, border studies, public policy, identity politics, race & gender politics, indigenous studies, environmental justice, gender-based violence, and transnational feminist studies.
- Teaching experience in a Women’s Studies department using intersectional feminist frameworks.
- Teaching that reflects an interdisciplinary approach to Women’s Studies.
- Experience integrating issues of diversity in curriculum.
- Ability to propose and teach introductory, breadth and advanced undergraduate courses in some of the following areas: Latinx feminisms, immigration, border studies and Feminist Methods.
- Ability to teach large as well as small size classes.
- Experience or interest in curriculum design.
- Potential or proven track-record as a researcher.
- Experience or interest in community outreach.
- Experience communicating effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse community
- Innovative teaching and ability to enhance instruction through use of information technology

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0140P Anticipated Start Date Fall 2020 Initial Application Review 10/25/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants


1. Current curriculum vita

2. Letter of application including research and teaching interests.

3. Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview)

4. Diversity Statement

5. Relevant teaching Evaluations as samples of Teaching Effectiveness.

6. A writing sample (no more than 20 pages)

7. Two sample course syllabi – 1) Intro to Women’s Studies, and 2) a course in area of specialization

8. Teaching philosophy that reflects commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (no more than one page)

9. List of three references with email addresses and phone numbers.

Letters of recommendation and reference check will be requested for short listed candidates.

For any information please email Dr. Sujatha Moni, Department Chair, at smoni@csus.edu

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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