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Adjunct Lecturer, East Asian Studies

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Ethnic and Multicultural Studies

Posting Number: req19396

Department: East Asian Studies

Location: Main Campus

Address: 1512 E. First St., Tucson, AZ 85719 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for an Adjunct Lecturer. The Department is seeking a candidate with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach General Education courses for a diverse undergraduate student population and will be required to teach face-to-face courses. This position may vary from 10 - 20 hours per week (.25 to .50 FTE) for the Fall and/or Spring semesters of the 2024-2025 academic year. Hiring will depend on availability of funding, course enrollments and the needs of the department. This position will teach one course beginning August 19, 2024, and is expected to last two semesters.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching one to two undergraduate courses depending on department needs.
  • Holding office
  • Preparing
    teaching materials independently and collaboratively.
  • Attending
    meetings and/or events as requested. Actively recruiting majors and minors
    to the BA in East Asian Studies.
  • Contributing to
    departmental efforts to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student
    engagement and fostering diversity and inclusive excellence.
  • Additional
    duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in East Asian Studies or closely related field by August 1, 2024.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching East Asian Studies at the university level.

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 10 - 20

Job FTE: .25 - .50

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $5,000 per course

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 5/18/2025

Contact Information for Candidates

Lindsey Fera

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload 2 required documents for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system).

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter
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