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ETST 301_Fall 2017

ETST 301 - Ethnic Studies Society (Fall 2017)
Ethnic Studies Program
College of Humanities, Arts and Behavioral and Social Sciences


The Ethnic Studies Program at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Fall 2017 to teach ETST 301 - Ethnic Studies Society.  The course meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30- 11:45 AM and is lecture format.   ETST 301 supports the forthcoming Ethnic Studies Major. The B.A. in Ethnic Studies emphasizes the social and historical study of race and racism in the United States. The Ethnic Studies discipline is defined by its attention to the systemic power relations that arise from institutional, cultural, and global productions of “race.” Through the study of power-- and its linkages to race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality-- students gain an understanding of historical movements for social transformation, resistance, and liberation. Applicants will be able to provide evidence of effectiveness in undergraduate teaching and ideally have experience teaching Ethnic Studies or race related curriculum. 

Minimum requirements for the position include:  an MA in Ethnic Studies or equivalent, and demonstrated ability teaching Ethnic Studies or race related curriculum. The candidate should also have completed graduate-level courses in Ethnic Studies.  

Preferred qualifications for the position include:  a Ph.D. or equivalent in Ethnic Studies, demonstrated teaching experience in related disciplines ranging from race and social movements, to cultural studies.  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 June 21, 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.  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.