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New College Faculty Associate Pool - Social Sciences

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Glendale, AZ, USA · Valley, NE, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost West: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location

ASU West Valley Campus

Open Date

Oct 30, 2023

Description

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) is seeking Faculty Associates in the Social Sciences for a hiring pool for Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, and Social Justice and Human Rights, and other related disciplines as needed. Faculty Associates may teach in-person, online, or a hybrid schedule.

Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed an average of .40 FTE per semester. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based on qualifications and assigned teaching load.

About the School:

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers 15 majors, five graduate programs, six certificates, and 11 minors. With an academically rigorous, career-focused, student-centered approach, the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at New College offers an unmatched educational experience. The mission of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is consistent with that of a metropolitan research university. A founding premise of the school is that the study of human behavior, social institutions, and culture can be best understood through interdisciplinary perspectives that integrate diverse intellectual and methodological systems of inquiry.

For more information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, please visit our website at https://newcollege.asu.edu/ssbs. For more information about New College, visit https://newcollege.asu.edu.

ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world applications blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth-largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

All we do at ASU is guided and inspired by the University Charter, which reads:

ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching, research, and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.

Essential Functions of the Position:

● Teach courses in relevant areas, such as Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, and Social Justice and Human Rights

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Social Justice and Human Rights, or related field at the time of hire

Desired Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree in Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Social Justice and Human Rights, or related field at the time of hire
  • Experience teaching at the university level, in-person and online
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students

Application Instructions

Application Deadline:

The initial application deadline is November 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received throughout the academic year as needed until the position is filled and/or the search is closed. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment. These recruitments establish potential part-time hiring pools for semester appointments. For assistance with your application, contact tracy.lowder@asu.edu

Applications are considered for 2024 terms only. Applicants who were not hired are welcome to reapply.

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed. All required materials must be submitted at the time of initial application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all application materials to

Applications must contain:

  • Cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications and how your experience will demonstrate the University Charter
  • Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness – e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, etc.
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number) one reference must be from your current employer

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.