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14 Aug 2023

Part-Time Part-time Women’s Studies Professor – Continuous Pool

Clark College – Posted by recruitment@clark.edu Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Are you passionate about teaching about social equity through the lens of Women’s, Gender, and Ethnic Studies? Does your pedagogy promote student success and retention for all students, including those from academically, culturally, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds? Are you ready to interrogate institutional systems of power, privilege, and inequity by teaching students to recognize systemic oppression and privilege through the lenses of feminist theory? If these questions resonate with you, please consider joining our interdisciplinary Women’s Studies faculty. Clark College is an equal opportunity employer and considers affirmative action and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, values, and vision of the college.


Clark College is currently seeking to fill a part-time Wlomen’s Studies Professor position. Teaching duties will include introductory on-campus and online Women’s Studies courses, including intersectional U.S.-focused feminist theory (Introduction to Women’s Studies), and may include some specialty courses such as Gender & Indigeneity or Critical Race Theory depending on instructor background and department need. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the division or college) to support Clark’s mission and goals, foremost being success and retention for all students.


This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.


At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.



  • Instruct classes utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline that facilitate student learning.
  • Engage in continuing improvement of teaching and learning techniques, including best pedagogical practices aimed at equitable outcomes for systemically non-dominant populations.
  • Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.
  • Pursue professional development.
  • Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques.
  • Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Understand and commit to the mission of Clark College.


  • Contribute to the work of the Women’s Studies Department, including participation in program and curriculum development, as well as assessment activities.



  • Master’s Degree in Women’s, Gender or Ethnic Studies OR a closely related field (ex: social science, social work, STEM, English/rhetoric, etc.) with documented coursework in women’s, gender or ethnic studies.
  • Experience teaching social-justice concepts and/or coursework.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.



SALARY STATEMENT: Lecture hourly rate is $85.48.


Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application, including names of three (3) references
  • Cover letter addressing experience and qualifications for the position
  • Current résumé
  • Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with the online application
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application


Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs.


To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email re*********@cl***.edu.



Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts. Please note that upon being hired, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) require a Vocational Certification plan be in place prior to the first day of classes. Under the standard specified in WAC 131-16-070 through 131-16-094 Vocational Certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional technical education personnel.



Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.



The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or se***************@cl***.edu. The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php.


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.


Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.


At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317, gg******@cl***.edu, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.




Clark College Human Resources

August 9, 2023


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Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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