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Visiting Assistant Professor in African American Studies

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Arts & Humanities, Ethnic & Cultural Studies
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job no: 520575
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:16620000 - LS-AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Classification Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Description:The candidate is expected to contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the African American Studies Program and will have a 100% appointment in the program. The teaching assignment is two courses per semester and the applicant must be able to teach one of our required courses – Introduction to African American Studies and Key Issues in Black Atlantic Thought. We are also seeking candidates with an active research agenda and a desire to contribute to the scholarly development of the program. The area of specialty is broadly defined but we are seeking candidates with expertise in racial health inequities, African American community studies, or public policy. Applicants with a Ph.D. in African American Studies are preferred or a terminal degree in a related field are welcome. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure accruing position beginning August 16, 2022.

Established in 1969, the African American Studies Program offers a major and minor. This interdisciplinary program offers a diverse array of courses, with a growing number of students majoring in African American Studies. More information about the program can be found at: http://afam.clas.ufl.edu.

Expected Salary:The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in African American Studies are preferred or a terminal degree in a related field are welcome. Candidates should have their Ph.D. in hand at the time of hiring.

Preferred Qualifications:Ph.D. in African American Studies.Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications must be submitted online at jobs.ufl.edu (search for 520575) and must include: (1) a letter of application describing their interest in and qualifications for this position, (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and effectiveness, (4) the names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet, and (5) teaching evaluations if available. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 22, 2022 when the committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. The position will remain open until filled. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Candidates should have their Ph.D. in hand at the time of hiring.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Riche Barnes, Chair of the Search Committee, University of Florida, at [email protected]

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 21 Feb 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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