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AIS 280 - AY1718

AIS 280 - American Indian Culture and Language (Academic Year 2017/18)
Department of American Indian Studies
College of Humanities, Arts and Behavioral and Social Sciences

The Department of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos seeks part-time lecturers for academic year 2017/18 to teach AIS 280 - American Indian Culture and Language.  The course meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30pm to 3:45pm and is both lecture and lab.  The candidate should have experience in teaching American Indian Studies.   

Minimum requirements for the position include:  an MA, and demonstrated ability teaching American Indian Studies.  The candidate should also have completed graduate-level courses in American Indian Studies.

Preferred requirements for the position include:  a Ph.D or equivalent.  Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita including three current references and letter of interest to aisptlec@csusm.edu

Timeline: A review of applications will begin April 26, 2017, however, the position will remain open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.