Ethnic Studies Professor Interview Questions

1 Walk me through how you prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as race and ethnic relations, gender studies, and cross-cultural perspectives.
2 Provide an effective method you have used to keep abreast of developments in your field.
3 Share an example where you advised students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.
4 Provide an effective method you have used to initiate and facilitate classroom discussions. Share an experience.
5 What kind of experience do you have planning, evaluating, and revising curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction? Provide an example.
6 Describe your experience serving on academic and/or administrative committes. How did your service benefit your school?
7 Share an experience in which you successfully supervised teaching, internship, and/or research work. What methods made you successful?
8 Describe an experience in which you identified the educational needs of your students and successfully developed a way to teach/train them.
9 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
10 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
11 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
12 Would you consider analyzing data or information a strength? How so?
13 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
14 Please share an experience in which you successfully taught a difficult principle or concept. How were you able to be successful?
15 Share an experience in which you used new training skills, ideas, or a method to adapt to a new situation or improve an ongoing one. (Look for the candidate's ability to learn.)