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Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)

Company: Montana State University, Inc
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and available funding.Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit materials for continued consideration.The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Duties and Responsibilities
* Teaching on-campus or online courses.* Evaluating and assisting students enrolled in the courses.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Master's Degree or equivalent (e.g. graduate certificate) in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies or a related field
Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues within and outside the minor

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Academic/professional experience.
Demonstrated experience teaching interdisciplinary courses
Demonstrated knowledge of college student development
Promote the advancement of diversity.

The Successful Candidate Will

Have the ability to relate to diverse students and to develop classroom rapport with students
The ability to mentor and inspire a diverse student body.
Have effective interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with faculty and staff
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Be skilled in utilizing engaging pedagogy that involves students in the learning process
Take initiative and work well independently
Have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add intellectual diversity to the minor.
Dedication to supporting and enhancing Montana State University's initiative for diversity, equity and inclusiveness

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit. * Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Any position that is .5 FTE or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU may choose to pay membership dues. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU or by emailing AFSMU .* Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union and is not required to pay dues.* If the FTE changes during employment, the representational status of this position could be impacted. Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the UnionThis job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The Program
The College of Letters and Science, in conjunction with all other colleges at MSU, offers an interdisciplinary minor in Women's and Gender Studies. Students in the minor systematically study basic feminist theories and methodologies, as well as the experiences and contributions of women and LGBTQ+ individuals in a variety of cultures over time. Students in the minor will examine issues and theories of gender inequity, gender identity and sexuality, and will engage in feminist analysis within their disciplines.

The Department

The College
The College of Letters and Science (L&S), the largest center for learning, teaching and research at Montana State University, offers students an excellent liberal arts and sciences education in nearly 50 majors, 25 minors and over 25 graduate degrees within the four areas of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences.
Building on the great strength of our traditional disciplines, the college provides exciting opportunities for faculty and students at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary inquiry. L&S is dedicated to supporting student success, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and providing an atmosphere in which discovery and learning are integrated and valued. L&S is at the confluence of intellectual tradition, discovery and innovation.

Keywords: Montana State University, Inc, Bozeman , Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool), Other , Bozeman, Montana

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