GE Positions in Ethnic Studies

Contact Information
Donella-Elizabeth Alston
Department of Ethnic Studies
818 E. 15th Avenue
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:21pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
Ethnic Studies
.40, .45 (possible positions at .20 & .30)
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 

Two types of positions are currently available:

  1. Assisting the instructor & leading two (2) discussion sections at .45 FTE (ES 101, ES 345M, ES 352).
  2. Grading or assisting the instructor with grading/course related work for ES 200-level courses (.40 FTE).
  3. Possible research or administrative positions may also become available.

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  1. Admission to University of Oregon graduate program as a master's or doctoral degree-seeking student.
  2. Significant knowledge of African American, Chicana/Chicano, U.S. Latina/Latino, Native American, Asian American, Arab American, comparative ethnic studies, and/or women of color feminism.
  3. For some positions, teaching experience is required.
  4. Record of academic excellence.
  5. Strong interdisciplinary background.
Application Procedure: 

Application materials may be downloaded from the Graduate School web site, or picked up from the Reception Desk in the Ethnic Studies Department office, 104 Alder Building, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, (541) 346-0900. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. An application must include a cover letter, an Application for Graduate Teaching Fellow Award form (, a copy of transcripts (unofficial transcripts also accepted), two letters of reference (or 2 Report on Graduate Applicant forms:, and a current C.V. including an outline of the applicant’s qualifications, interests, and future goals in ethnic studies.

Applications should be submitted electronically to:


The date of First Review (March 6th) has already passed. At this point, initial offers have been made and we’re in the process of sending out the AY18 contracts. All aplication materials that we receive going forward will be added to our applicant pool. If/when new positions become available, our Search Committee will review the applications in our pool at that time, to make their decisions.

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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