Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty; Africana Studies

Location
Africana Studies Department
Posted
Aug 21, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

General Information

Position NumberEPTF50Working TitleAdjunct/Part-Time Faculty; Africana StudiesDivisionAcademic AffairsDepartmentCol Liberal Arts & Science (Col)Work UnitAfricana StudiesWork LocationAfricana Studies DepartmentVacancy Open ToAll CandidatesPosition DesignationAdjunct / Part-Time FacultyEmployment TypeTemporary - Part-timeHours per weekVariesWork Schedule

Varies

Pay RatePay Rate variesMinimum Experience/Education

Faculty teaching undergraduate courses: doctorate or master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

Faculty teaching graduate courses: earned doctorate / terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the highest earned degree in the discipline.

UNC Charlotte also considers competence, effectiveness, and capacity, including, as appropriate, undergraduate and graduate degrees, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Levels: Undergraduate and Graduate.
Courses include
1. African Diaspora Theory
2. African Americans and the Legal Process
3. Diaspora and Transnational Theories
4. Global Connections

Duties and Responsibilities

UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for adjunct or part-time faculty. These positions are temporary and usually involve teaching a particular course or courses for a particular semester. These positions are temporary and do not accrue benefits.

Responsibilities could include: Developing and/or updating course syllabus, preparation of lectures, projects, or other student assignments, meeting all designated class periods, maintaining regularly scheduled office hours, grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner, submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesNecessary Licenses or CertificationsProposed Hire Date08/19/2019Expected Length of AssignmentFall 2019 semester and/or Spring 2020 semesterPosting Open Date05/22/2019Posting Close Date02/14/2020Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following to your electronic submission:
1. Letter of Application / Cover Letter
2. Resume/CV
Finalists will be subject to a criminal background check and will be required to provide an official transcript.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
  2. Sample Syllabi

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