Lecturer - Africana Studies

Location
Tucson, Arizona
Posted
Nov 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Africana Studies Program in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona invites applications for a one-year Lecturer position in Africana Studies (non-tenure eligible) beginning on August 19, 2019. We seek candidates with expertise in African-American Studies or Africana Studies and a concentration in one or more of the following areas:

  • African American Literature
  • African American Politics
  • African American Popular Culture (film, music, dance and/or theater)
  • Afro-Futurism
  • Digital Humanities
  • Hip-Hop Studies

Candidates with expertise in both African American Literature, Politics and Popular Culture are of particular interest. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment and demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching large undergraduate classes. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in online teaching, and interest in digital humanities, digital Africana Studies, multimedia technology, as well as the ability to teach large lecture courses (in person and/or online). Preference will be given to those with experience in online teaching, and interest in digital humanities, or who use a variety of innovative teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to respond to the needs of a diverse student body.