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New College Faculty Associate Pool - Disability Studies, School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Glendale, AZ, USA · West Valley City, UT, 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 Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies


ASU’s West Valley Campus

Open Date

Oct 31, 2023


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies seeks part-time, non-tenure track faculty associates for a disability studies hiring pool to teach courses to undergraduate students, in face-to-face, hybrid, or online formats. 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:
Members of the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies are committed to excellence in teaching and research, and SHArCS is proud of the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. We are a research-oriented school where our priority is the discovery of new knowledge in all of our degree areas. Faculty in SHArCS contribute to the master’s programs in Interdisciplinary Studies; Social Justice and Human Rights; and English. Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-student collaborative research projects, explore cross-cultural and global perspectives, employ the latest computer technology, and apply what they have learned in community-based internships. More information about the School, its faculty, and its degree programs can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/sharcs.

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.
    • Teach upper and/or lower-division courses to undergraduate students, in face-to-face, hybrid, or online formats.
    • Faculty Associates are required to prepare syllabi, lectures and class materials, exams, order textbooks, and grade assignments and exams.
    • Faculty Associates who teach face-to-face, hybrid, or iCourses, courses taught to campus-based students, are required to hold in-person office hours on ASU’s West campus for at least two hours per week.
    • Faculty Associates who are hired to teach oCourses, courses taught to students in ASU Online degree programs, are required to hold office hours online.


Required Qualifications:
•Master’s degree or higher (Ph.D.) in the field of discipline you are teaching or related field at time of hire.

Desired Qualifications:
•Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students.
•Record of scholarly publications or other relevant publications related to the field of Disability Studies.
•Knowledge of the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
•Expertise in developing and teaching courses face-to-face and online.
•Knowledge of Canvas Learning Management system or equivalent.
•Evidence of teaching effectiveness e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations or evidence of subject matter expertise and experience with public speaking or training in the field.

Application Instructions

Application Deadline:
The initial application deadline is November 14, 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 Encizo at tracy.encizo@asu.edu.

Applications are considered for the current year 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 http://apply.interfolio.com/135702.

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.