Also known as Adjunct Professor, American Studies Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Black Studies Professor, Ethnic Studies Professor, Humanities Professor, Lecturer, Professor, Women's Studies Professor
Also known as Adjunct Professor, American Studies Professor, Assistant Professor
Ethnic Studies Professors teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs.
In addition, Ethnic Studies Professors includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Ethnic Studies Professors are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Ethnic Studies Professors. More generally, Ethnic Studies Professors are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for an Ethnic Studies Professor is $78,840, and the average salary is $88,790. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Ethnic Studies Professor salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Ethnic Studies Professors earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Ethnic Studies Professors earn less than $40,800 per year, 25% earn less than $57,480, 75% earn less than $106,380, and 90% earn less than $153,900.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Ethnic Studies Professors is expected to change by 8.3%, and there should be roughly 1,300 open positions for Ethnic Studies Professors every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as an Ethnic Studies Professor are usually higher in their Social, Investigative, and Artistic interests.
Ethnic Studies Professors typically have very strong Social interests. Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Also, Ethnic Studies Professors typically have very strong Investigative interests. Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Lastly, Ethnic Studies Professors typically have moderate Artistic interests. Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as an Ethnic Studies Professor tend to value Achievement, Relationships, and Independence.
Most importantly, Ethnic Studies Professors very strongly value Achievement. Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Second, Ethnic Studies Professors strongly value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Lastly, Ethnic Studies Professors strongly value Independence. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Ethnic Studies Professors must consistently demonstrate qualities such as integrity, dependability, and analytical thinking.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Ethnic Studies Professors, ranked by importance:
Many Ethnic Studies Professors have earned a graduate degree. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a doctoral degree, such as a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D..
Ethnic Studies Professors may need some on-the-job training, but most candidates will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Ethnic Studies Professors may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as education and training, sociology and anthropology, or history and archeology knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Ethnic Studies Professors might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Ethnic Studies Professors must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Ethnic Studies Professors need abilities such as oral expression, written expression, and oral comprehension in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Ethnic Studies Professors, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Ethnic Studies Professors frequently use skills like reading comprehension, speaking, and instructing to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Ethnic Studies Professors, ranked by their relative importance.
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