Adjunct Faculty - Africana Studies

Cortland, NY
Sep 18, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Budget TitleADJUNCT LECTURER (GROUP AD)Campus TitleAdjunct Faculty - Africana StudiesSchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentAfricana StudiesFaculty Sub-TypeAdjunct FacultySalary LevelA0Salary Range$2875 per 3 credit hour course : $42,500 visiting Position EffortPart-Time (enter FTE below)If Part-Time, enter FTE:

FTE determined by # of courses assigned

If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

The department is establishing a pool of applicants to fill potential part-time temporary teaching positions and full-time visiting faculty position openings. (Please note: FT Visiting positions are rare and they should not be the sole purpose for your application.)

Major Responsibilities

A classroom based 3 credit hour course pays $2875 per class. The department typically hires for the courses/subject areas listed below but this list is not all inclusive. Other courses/subject areas may become available within the department.

Africana Studies courses include subject areas such as: Institutional Racism, African American Community Organizations, International Race Relations, African American Social and Political Thought, Current Issues and Problems in African American Politics.


HIP-HOP CULTURE – (3 credit hour course) Origins of hip-hop. The socio-historical conditions contributing hip-hop, Diversification, Politicization, Internationalization of Hip Hop as music, art, and culture.

INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES – (3 credit hour course) Exploration of philosophies, problems, prospects, challenges of African American Studies viewed in their interdisciplinary nature.

AFRICAN AMERICAN CHORAL – (1 credit hour course) Conduct and direct the SUNY Cortland African American Choral (Gospel Choir). Will also help in the recruitment and retention of students for the choir and organize gospel concerts.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the academic department chair.

Required Qualifications

Appropriate level of experience and/or Master’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree preferred.

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

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  1. * Do you have a masters degree?
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  2. * What is the highest earned degree that you possess, please include the degree program?

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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
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