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Part-Time Faculty - QSX 112

Syracuse University
Job Location:
Syracuse, New York
Women's and Gender Studies

Job # 076141

Location: Syracuse, NY

Pay Range: $5,000 per 3-credit course

Hours: Class meets MW 3:45-5:05
1/18/22 to 4/27/22
Office hours required.

Campus: Syracuse, NY

Unionized Position Code: UA

Job Description

Arts & Sciences-Curriculum/Instruction department is seeking who can teach one section of QSX 112 Sexualities, Genders, Bodies (3 credits) during the spring 2022 semester. This is one of two core courses for the LGBT Studies minor (QSX 111 and QSX 112).

QSX 112 explores how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender sexualities, genders, and embodiment are understood across communities and through time, with an interdisciplinary analysis of literature, film, mass media, web sites, research, and theory.

Resources are available to support the instructor as they design their version of the course (e.g., sample syllabi, mentors).

This course meets biweekly and enrolls about 55-60 students. There is a Teaching Assistant assigned to the course.


PhD in relevant field; knowledge of LGBTQ Studies; undergraduate teaching experience; ability to supervise and mentor a TA.


  • Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
  • Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.
  • Preparing lectures, projects or other student assignments.
  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours of 2 hour(s) per week.
  • Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the class.
  • Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet with your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You must also notify the department chair or their designated contact of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.
  • Working with the academic unit to maintain student learning outcomes. 
  • Submitting completed final grades according to University regulations. 
  • Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
  • Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
  • Completing all other course-related duties as outlined by your department's policies for part-time instructors.

Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

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Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Consideration: 12/03/2021

Job Category: Faculty

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