Continuing Track Assistant Professor - Black American Studies
University of Delaware
University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Black American Studies
Location: Newark, DE
Closes: Jan 16, 2017
Continuing Track Assistant Professor: The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware is seeking to fill a full time Continuing Track Assistant Professor. Ideal candidates should have a demonstrated ability to teach courses with a large enrollment, and will be expected to teach up to four courses in our undergraduate program each semester. The range of courses include: Introduction to Black American Studies; Survey of African American Culture, and Contemporary Issues in African American Culture.
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Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in African/Black American Studies, Africana Studies, or related fields. They must also have considerable experience teaching courses in these fields. Applicants who are ABD will also be considered, but must have the Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2017. The start date for this position is September 1, 2017.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae (CV), and three letters of recommendation. Additional application materials may be requested by the committee at a later point. For full consideration, please submit application by January 15, 2017. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application material will not be accepted through personal correspondence with the Chair or other committee members. Application materials will only be accepted through the Interfolio system. ®
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