Part-time Faculty Position in Asia Pacific Studies Graduate Program
University of San Francisco
The M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies program at the University of San Francisco (USF) invites applications for a part-time position to teach a seminar titled, Development Management in the Asia Pacific.
Starting with the period of economic reconstruction following World War II and extending to the present day, this seminar tackles some of the major issues facing social development, civil society, and sustainability in the Asia-Pacific region. With case material drawn exclusively from the Asia Pacific, students will learn about socially-inclusive development, climate change, democracy and good governance; poverty, inequality and conflict; the economic and political empowerment of women; and issues related to environmental sustainability.
The course already exists, so it's a matter of adjusting to and adapting existing materials to match the strengths and qualifications of the applicant.
Part-time faculty teach 4 units per semester, with the course meeting from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The Fall semester runs August 21 through December 5 with time off for Fall Break and Thanksgiving. In addition to course time, part-time faculty are expected to hold one office hour per course.
USF offers a highly competitive salary and incentives for part-time faculty including opportunities for grant money, extensive library recourses, on-campus exhibition space, modest course budgets, small class sizes, and more.
Preferred qualifications include:
Ph.D., ABD, or Postdoctorate
Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, or Cultural Studies
An experienced teacher capable of interacting with and facilitating the work of our grad students
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com
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