Job Ad – Clinical Assistant Professor Humanities

Clinical Assistant Professor of Humanities
Languages & Cultures (#12870)

The Languages & Cultures faculty in conjunction with the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Downtown Phoenix Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant
Professor of Humanities for the 2019‐2020 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the areas of English, Philosophy, History, Religious Studies, African America Studies, Latin American Studies, and/or Women’s Studies that assist students in
the Languages and Cultures programs at Arizona State University. Languages and Cultures course assignments are at the undergraduate level, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, hybrid on‐ground,). The successful candidate will be actively engaged in curriculum development that advances the mission of the CSRD. The successful candidate will bridge the humanities curriculum within Languages and Cultures with the programming, pedagogical and scholarly initiatives and community partnerships of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. This position carries an expectation of robust affiliation with the CSRD and leadership on pedagogical, curricular, and research initiatives that advance the mission of the CSRD to facilitate innovative and transformative scholarship and engagement across disciplines and communities. The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consists of four (4) courses a semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate. This is a full‐time, benefits‐eligible, non‐tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information, please visit

Required Qualifications:
▪ PhD in a humanities discipline
▪ Ability to teach in more than one humanities discipline
▪ Excellent written and spoken communication skills
▪ Demonstrated commitment to meet the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
▪ Post‐secondary teaching excellence
▪ Experience in curriculum design and creating instructional, assessment materials for courses in field
▪ Experience integrating innovative digital technologies into curriculum to enhance student learning

Desired Qualifications:
▪ At least four years of post‐secondary teaching experience in the Humanities
▪ Experience working with “at risk” first‐year, underrepresented groups, and/or first‐generation college students
▪ Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
▪ Recognized curriculum development expertise
▪ Experience teaching online and hybrid courses
▪ Experience implementing innovative teaching methods (e.g., project based, contract grading, anti‐racist pedagogies)
▪ Experience working on digital humanities projects
▪ Research publications related to profession
▪ Significant service and professional contributions to the profession
▪ Evidence of creating community partnerships
▪ Experience in coordinating public programs that bridge university and external communities
▪ Evidence of successful grant application
▪ Evidence of professional development activities
▪ Experience planning and presenting publicly‐facing programming
▪ Experience working in a collaborative environment within and across disciplines

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12870. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:
1. A letter of interest outlining their teaching, programming, research and grant agenda, and qualifications and experience as it
relates to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement including philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course syllabi, assignments, examples of integration of technology with curriculum,
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e‐mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 5/15/2019 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact, for position‐related questions contact Dr. Jacqueline Martinez, Search Committee Chair, at

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non‐discrimination statement at; see ASU’s Title IX policy at
General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fourth consecutive year, (‐asu‐news‐ranked‐most‐innovative‐US‐school‐fourthtime) followed by #2 Georgia State and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include 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 we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 200 faculty members. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: and #12870




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