Visiting Assistant Professor (Africology and African American Studies)

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Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 01906
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACA

General Summary

The Department of Africology and African American Studies at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies who focuses upon social/ cultural and/or behavioral issues in the discipline.
The department recently launched a Master of Arts in Africology and African American Studies. It also houses a Bachelor of Arts in Africology and African American Studies, and two certificate programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

For this visiting assistant professor position, a demonstrated capacity for effective teaching of both undergraduate and graduate-level courses is essential (e.g., four courses each semester), along with a demonstrated capacity for administrative and/or programming activities, such as an ability to play a role in departmental extra-curricular events and recruitment.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Africology and African American Studies or a cognate discipline; ABDs in Africology and African American Studies or a cognate discipline are welcome to apply, but the successful applicant must have obtained his/her Ph.D. by the effective date of the appointment. This position begins September 1, 2019.

Supplemental Information

Applicants should submit online a letter of interest addressed to the Chair of the AAAS Faculty Search Committee, 3 letters of reference, their academic transcripts and a sample publication through https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/emichedu. March 1, 2019 is the deadline for the submission of applications.

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Posted: 1/24/2019
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