Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty; Africana Studies

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Position Number:


Working Title:

Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty; Africana Studies


Academic Affairs


Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)

Work Unit:

Africana Studies

Work Location:

Africana Studies

Vacancy Open To:

All Candidates

Position Designation:

Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty

Employment Type:

Temporary - Part-time

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:


Pay Rate:

Pay Rate varies

Minimum 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.

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::

Applicants should have experience, skills/ competences in teaching
(1) Afro-Latin American History
exploring the African Diaspora in Latin America ranging from the Caribbean Sea to the Rio de la Plata. From slavery, to fighting for freedom in the Spanish-American Wars of Independence, to forging new notions of citizenship in twentieth century Brazil
(2) Race in the History of Brazil
Examining the history of Brazil since Portuguese colonization, this course focuses on experiences, struggles, and debates revolving around questions of race and identity.
(3) Other Topics in Africana Studies

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.

Proposed Hire Date:


Expected Length of Assignment:

Fall 2021 semester and Spring 2022 semester

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Special Notes to Applicants:

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




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Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 2/21/2022
Work Type: Full Time