Tenure-Track Ethnic Studies Instructor

Shoreline Community College, WA

Date of First Consideration: April 1, 2024

American Ethnic Studies Pre-Major
The American Ethnic Studies is a Pre-Major within the Equity & Social Justice (ESJ) Department, along with the Gender and Women’s Studies Pre-Major. American Ethnic Studies includes African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies, Chicanx/ Latinx Studies, and Ethnomusicology. Students use the conceptual and comparative tools of history, political science and sociology to analyze lived experiences of diverse racial and ethnic peoples in the United States. Courses explore race, gender, social class, power and privilege. Students develop skills essential to promoting equity and justice in the U.S. and the world. 
In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will develop curricula and programs for the American Ethnic Studies Pre-Major, advise students, assist with assessment of current instructional methods, and participate in Shoreline governance, department, division and campus-related professional activities. NOTE: An on-campus presence is required for this position.
 Courses to be taught will include:

  • AES 101: Power and Positionality and one or more of the following:
    1. Introduction to African American Studies
    2. Introduction to Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies
    3. Introduction to Chicanx/ Latinx Studies
    4. Introduction to American Indian Studies
  • Future opportunities to develop and teach electives in the pre-major, enrollment allowing

Faculty at Shoreline will have an array of students from differing programs in their classroom, including professional- technical and university transfers. Shoreline seeks a candidate that can identify and mitigate the barriers to success that many students face and be passionate about creating an equitable learning environment that supports success for all students.

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