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Summer Session Instructor

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Women's and Gender Studies

Posting Number: req9869

Department: Gender and Womens Studies

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) at The University of Arizona seeks an applicant to teach an undergraduate online courses for Summer 2022, pending budgetary approval. Candidates must have specialization in feminist, gender, or sexuality studies that emphasizes intersections with critical race, ethnic, or indigenous studies in US or transnational contexts; we welcome scholars that include attention to transgender studies.

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Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach the following course:

Sex, Health and AIDS (GWS 150B2) section 101 during Summer Session II. This online course will be taught during Summer Session II, July 11, 2022 - August 10, 2022. Course description: Recognizing
that HIV/AIDS has irretrievably changed the lives of individuals and
societies across the globe, this course sets out to explore this social
and disease phenomenon from a number of perspectives. Most importantly,
the course approaches the topic with the recognition that most areas of
concern surrounding HIV and AIDS are controversial and under debate,
including the origins of the virus, ways to change behavior and
conditions of sexual exchange, the social and economic causes of HIV
transmission, funding allocations for research, and foreign policy
concerning AIDS testing and funding.


  • Constructing
    a course syllabus that meets university requirements for its level.
  • Presenting
    educationally engaging lectures and classroom activities.
  • Holding
    weekly online office hours.

Salary is contingent on Enrollment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • We seek candidates who can demonstrate experience in
    teaching a diverse undergraduate student population.
  • Master Degree in GWS or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in GWS or related fields.
  • Learning Management System Experience (D2L, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.).

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 25

Job FTE: .60

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $2,659

Compensation Type: Contingent on Student Enrollment

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Darcy Roman-Felix

Open Until Filled: Yes

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

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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