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Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:52 PM

## Posting Period
**Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017; completed applications received after that date may be considered.**
## Postion Information
**CSU, Chico and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences seek candidates whose teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. We are proud to now hold HSI Designation. EO/M/F/Vet/Dis**
Multicultural and Gender Studies (MCGS) is searching for a probationary tenure-track assistant professor to start August 2018. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, excellent teachers, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Position is contingent on funding.
## Minimum Education and Experience
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. (or Ed.D. with a research background) in Queer/Trans and Latinx; or related areas such as: U.S. Ethnic, Latinx, Chicanx, Gender, Queer, Trans, and/or LGBTQ Studies. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the doctorate must be completed prior to the beginning of the academic year (August, 2018).
Additionally, candidates must document (1) a strong focus in Queer/Trans Latinx; (2) proven excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; (3) demonstrated oral and written communication skills; (4) superior human relations skills; AND (5) potential for, and commitment to, professional activities and growth. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
## Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position
Expectations include: pursuing research and/or creative activities; teaching a variety of courses in Multicultural & Gender Studies (including GE); and service within and outside of MCGS (e.g. outreach, recruitment, retention, and helping foster the success of students; advising; curricular development; and honors thesis direction, etc.). The successful candidate will work with other colleagues to accomplish our MCGS Strategic Plan and build a new major in intersectional Latinx Studies. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
## Recruitment Preferences
Bilingual with preference in Spanish; prior experience in intersectional and interdisciplinary teaching, curriculum development, program development, and/or student outreach and retention.
## Contact & Special Recruitment Information
**Three letters of recommendation should be emailed by the referees to the MCGS Director.**
**Job-related questions should be directed to:**
**Dr. Sara E. Cooper, Director
Multicultural & Gender Studies
California State University
Chico, CA 95929-0420 / 530-###-####**
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## Benefits
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
## About the University, Hiring Department and Community
Multicultural and Gender Studies is the academic face of diversity and inclusion at CSU Chico, ever striving to embody, inculcate, promote and celebrate the values of multicultural respect, awareness and understanding as fundamental to the socially and environmentally responsible democratic citizen. We are a diverse community of scholars and activists working together to critically examine gender, sexuality, socioeconomic class, ability, race, and ethnicity and to cultivate social justice through informed activism. MCGS offers one major (two options) and seven minors. See the department and college websites for more information.
For detailed information on the University, click here.
As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment for more information on sustainability click here.
California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.
The university is an CSU, Chico is an EOE/Minority/Females/Vet/Disability and only employs individuals authorized to work in the U.S. We also do not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
*Recruitment Number:* FA0104
*Working Title:* Assistant Professor of Queer/Trans & Latinx Studies
*Class Title:* Instructional Faculty
*Level/Range/Grade:* 3
*Salary Range (From $ to $):* Salary commensurate with education and experience.
*Department:* Multicult & Gender Studies
*Number of Positions:* 1
*FLSA Code:* Exempt
*Status:* Tenure-Track
*Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base):* Full-time
*Shift:* Varies
*Pay Plan:* Academic Year
*CBU/MOU:* R03 - CFA Faculty
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*Benefits Information:* This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
*Open Date:* 09/06/2017
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
Associated topics: college of social sciences, criminology, feminist, gender studies, political, population, relations, school of social sciences, sexuality, sociology


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