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ID 170 Academic Year 2017/18

ID 170 - Chicanx Studies (Academic Year 2017/18)
CHABSS Dean's Office
College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences


The CHABSS Dean's Office at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Academic Year 2017/18 to teach ID 170_ Chicanx Studies.  The candidate should have experience in teaching in a college/university environment.

This course will be an interdisciplinary overview of the Chicanx historical experience in the United States.  Special emphasis is placed on historical perspectives and the impact of key social institutions and socio-political, educational/intellectual, psychological, economic, technological, and cultural developments.  Surveys historical origins and examines complex and interrelated developments within contemporary Chicanx communities in the United States.  Course material is divided into an introduction followed by select historical periods shaping Chicanx culture and American history and how they relate to contemporary Chicanx experiences and conditions.  Students apply multiple theoretical perspectives and methodologies in written class work, class discussions, and written examinations.

Minimum requirements for the position include:  an MA and at least two years teaching Chicanx studies or equivalent courses at the college/university level.

Preferred requirements for the position include: a Ph.D. or equivalent and at least three years of teaching experience at the college/university level in the area of Chicanx Studies or related fields.  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 with three current references, and a letter of interest to

Timeline A review of applications will begin July 24, 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  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military 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.