Ethnic Studies/History Instructor (One or More)

Irvine Valley College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7073094 (Ref.No. P0018545)
Posted: December 12, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

10-Irvine Valley College
Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree or higher in ethnic studies from an accredited college or university; AND
2. Bachelor’s degree or higher in history from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).

Experience Required:

• Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at the college level.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:

• Ph.D. preferred in American Ethnic Studies or related field OR the equivalent from an accredited college or university; or significant work beyond Master’s degree in the subject areas in the teaching areas listed below (Specialized and Secondary Fields)(Specialization and Secondary Fields) Specialization: Ethnic Studies; Critical Race Theory; and /or Racial and Ethnic Relations in the United States.Secondary Field(s): Race and ethnicity in modern United States History; 19th or 20th century United States History; Chicanx Studies; Chicanx History; La Raza Studies; African American Studies; and/ or African American History.
• Approach teaching through the application of intersectionality and other critical theory perspectives.
• The applicant should approach race in United States History from multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary approaches.
• Balance excellent teaching and curriculum development with campus service.
• Demonstrate interest in mentoring underrepresented students, supporting community work and IVC’s initiatives as an federally-recognized Minority Serving Institution, and actively advising student clubs (such as, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlan [MEChA], the Black Student Union, the Womxn of Color Collective, the Puente Program, etc.)

Additional Position Information:

This position requires a teaching philosophy statement.

Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Transcript 5
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Other Doc
  7. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
  8. License or Certificate

At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.


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