JOB: Race & Ethnic Studies, U of Redlands

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Redlands invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Race and Ethnic Studies Program (REST). We seek applicants whose areas of specialization include: the comparative study of race and racialization, with a particular focus on the experiences of Chicana/os or Latina/os; and the intersections between race and forms of stratification, such as gender, class, and sexuality.

Applicants should be experienced in interdisciplinary research and/or teaching and be interested in exploring connections between research and practice for social change. Responsibilities include: teaching upper and lower division REST courses; contributing to programs across the College (e.g. teaching courses that meet General Education requirements, courses in the Johnston Center for Integrated Studies, and offering community-service learning opportunities); advising majors and minors in REST; and engaging in an active research program. Full-time teaching load is 6 courses per year.

The University is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these commitments are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in these areas.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in hand by the time of appointment (Fall 2009). Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, sample of professional writing, and three letters of recommendation to: Keith Osajima, Director of Race and Ethnic Studies, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave. Redlands, CA 92373. Review of Applications will begin on November 14, 2008. Position open until filled.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age non-disqualifying handicap, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or national or ethnic origin.  Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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