Adjunct Faculty - Africana Studies

Cortland, NY
Sep 20, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Campus Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Africana Studies


Academic Affairs, Division of


Africana Studies

Faculty Sub-Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Salary Level:


Salary Range:

$3000 per 3 credit hour course : $43,325 visiting

Position Effort:

Part-Time (enter FTE below)

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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 $3000 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:
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.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

For consideration, please apply online and submit the following:

1. Letter of application
2. C.V.
3. List of three professional references including their names, addresses, email, phone numbers and how you know the reference.

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