Adjunct - Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Women's & Gender Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
About the College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s focus on applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the service of humanity. Our undergraduate programs, Co-op experiences and Community-Based Learning courses give students a broad-based, hands-on education that prepares them to make an impact immediately. Our graduate programs take a rigorous yet practical approach to advancing knowledge. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers and scholars who publish groundbreaking research on the world’s most pressing issues.

About the Women’s and Gender Studies Program

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Drexel University is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses pending openings. These include (but are not limited to) such courses as: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, Introduction to Feminisms, Women & Human Rights Worldwide, Women’s Health and Human Rights, Gender and Black Popular Culture, Queer Theory, and Women and Society in a Global Context. Please refer to the course catalogue for current courses and their descriptions.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. If you would like to continue to be considered beyond this one year pool you will need to submit a new application.

Job Summary

The adjunct faculty member will bring their academic and professional expertise in the subject matter to the classroom and will employ a variety of strategies to foster student learning and discussions, as well as encourage active learning in all students, maintain proper course-related records, and evaluate student work and provide students with feedback as to the progress toward meeting the objectives of the course.

Essential Functions
  • Teach required number of credit hours per term based on the contract.
  • Provide a complete syllabus, determine relevant teaching resources ahead of the start of the course, and maintain a course Blackboard Learn site.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and evaluation.
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes.
  • Hold regular office hours per week for student availability.
  • Maintain communication with the program director regarding any course or student issues.
Required Qualifications
  • One year of teaching experience at the college level. Graduate students who have advanced to candidacy (ABD) as well as applicants who have advanced to candidacy (ABD) in their doctoral studies or have completed a terminal degree (e.g. M.A., Ph.D., J.D., MPH) in a related field.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence
  • Scholarly or professional expertise on topics related to the field of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (with additional foci such as, but not limited to, Latinx Studies, Africana Studies, Disability Studies, Legal Studies, Social Justice, Public Health, and Medicine).
Instructions for the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume, cover letter, and contact information for two professional references.
  • In your cover letter, please summarize your teaching qualifications and include your contributions to inclusion and diversity and your commitment to fostering DEI objectives.
Advertised:Nov 11 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Jan 31 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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