The Department of International Studies in the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for temporary, part-time, limited-duration teaching positions with appointments of up to one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to three years depending on need, funding and performance. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis, and the pool will remain active for one year. Screening of applicants will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. Minimum degree requirement of a Masters; Ph.D. preferred, in social sciences or related field. Current known adjunct needs for Winter term 2012 are the following courses: Culture, Capitalism, and Globalization (this course offers key lessons from anthropological and historical traditions on the culture of capitalism and the cultural dimensions of globalization), Global Media and Social Networking (this course examines new media tools and social networking at the international and regional levels, the potential for global media and social networking to affect social change and generate new hierarchies, and their cross-cultural and local meanings), and Indigenous Cultural Survival (explores case studies of global indigenous peoples who are facing cultural survival issues and the strategies and institutions developed to deal with these complex issues). Spring term 2012 needs include instructors for Development and the Muslim World (introduction to discourse on current development concerns in various Muslim societies) and Development and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa (addresses the theoretical and practical aspects of development and social change in Sub-Saharan Africa). The University of Oregon is committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community. Please apply online to Academic jobs online, include a CV and a letter describing your qualifications https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1245.
If you are interested in applying for winter term 2012, please submit your application as soon as possible as review of applications will begin November 1 for these positions.
The University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment