Africana Studies Lecturer (Category II)

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
May 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Summary

The Department of Africana Studies of Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applicants for one (1) faculty Lecturer position, beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Africana Studies or a doctorate/terminal degree in a related humanities or social science field with a formal concentration in or significant research and teaching in Africana Studies. Applicants with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate courses on the African Diaspora, particularly the Gullah Experience, are strongly encouraged to apply. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until interviews begin.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.



Posting Number
F00501

Position Title
Africana Studies Lecturer (Category II)

Position Number
F 089

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education



Employee Category
Faculty

Department
AAS - African American Studies

EClass Code
FT Faculty-10 mo with benes

Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach five (5) courses per semester, including Introduction to Africana Studies, and a course on the Gullah Experience. The teaching schedule includes day, evening, online, and/or weekend classes.



Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Africana Studies or closely related discipline in the social sciences or humanities.



Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Africana Studies or closely related discipline in the social sciences or humanities. At least one year teaching experience in the field of Africana Studies at an urban college campus, as well as a demonstrated appreciation (through teaching or research) for the significance of gender in the Diasporic African experience. Ability to teach online. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners.



Posting date
11/10/2017

Closing Instructions
Open Until Interviews Begin

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit copies of transcripts. If you are unable to attache transcripts at the time of application please submit them via e-mail to: [email protected]
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Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until interviews begin.

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