August 24, 2015
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Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor
Full-time, Non-Tenure Track Position
University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor to begin January, 2016. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate Introduction to African American Studies and other core courses. A record of excellence in teaching and an active research profile is required. For full consideration, please submit a cv, letter of application, and the names of three references by
October 1, 2015.
Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when a candidate is being considered for an interview.
  • Doctorate or terminal degree required for Visiting Assistant Professor
  • A record of excellence in teaching and an active research profile
Visit for more information. Direct questions or inquries to Dr. Tara T. Green, Program Director, or call 336-334-3889.

Assistant Professor, International Studies
Fairfield University

Job Description:
The International Studies Program at Fairfield University offers a unique, interdisciplinary program focused on addressing international problems and issues. Through a wide range of courses, the program aims to heighten global awareness while addressing conflicts stemming from gender, race, nationality, class, environment and development. The program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2016. 
Representatives from the International Studies Program will be available for preliminary interviews at the International Studies Association Northeast Annual Conference in Providence, RI, November 6-7, 2015 and the American Anthropological Association Annual meeting in Denver, CO, November 18-22, 2015, with subsequent Skype interviews.

A Ph.D. in International Studies or related field completed by August 2016 is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and the potential for developing an active research program. Expertise in all aspects of International Studies will be considered. Candidates who are interested in teaching social science methods, and with regional expertise that complements existing faculty are especially attractive. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach both introductory-level courses and upper-level courses in International Studies.

Application Instructions:
Please follow the instructions below to upload your curriculum vitae, cover letter (including a statement of teaching philosophy and research plans), three letters of recommendation, and reprints of published work or a writing sample of current research. Only complete files will be reviewed. Complete applications submitted by November 1, 2015 will receive full consideration.  Upon clicking "Apply Now," applicants should be prepared to follow the below steps:
First, upload the applicant's Curriculum Vitae when prompted.
Second, supply the contact information for three references. Confidential Letters of Recommendation will be requested.
On the following page when asked to add/update documents, choose and upload a Cover Letter, which includes a statement of teaching philosophy and research plans.
Then choose document type "Other" and upload the following:      
Reprints of one or two published works or a writing sample of current research
The published work or writing sample should be named with the applicant's last name followed by a description of the document. Example: Sue Smith's writing sample would be named "Smith Reprint1.pdf"
All application materials must be submitted online electronically for consideration.

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UNICEF Recruitment Info Session targeting African Nationals

In an effort to increase the application pool of highly talented African nationals, UNICEF's New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) Programme is hosting an event in collaboration with HOIMA (HowIMakeAdifference) on Thursday, 20 August, 5:30 - 7.45 pm at UNICEF New York headquarters.
The event is targeting young professionals with leadership potential from the African continent and aims at promoting the NETI Programme as well as informing prospective applicants about employment opportunities at UNICEF. Panelists will include Fatoumata Ndiaye, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, Eva Mennel,Director of Human Resources (DHR), Dr. Susan Kasedde, Senior Specialist/Team Leader, HIV (Adolescents), as well as a NETI Alumni and DHR staff members.
The NETI Programme is an important part of UNICEF's global talent management strategy for contributing to the organization's goals. It focuses on attracting, selecting, developing and retaining talent, as well as supporting its growth and development in the organization. NETI participants work actively in multicultural environments within the development and humanitarian arenas, while contributing to delivering results for children.
Please note all attendees are required to RSVP by registering here. For more information please contact, Mariama Keita at and we look forward to your attendance.


AAI to Raise $2.5 Million to Send African Scholars to Top Partner Universities

The Africa-America Institute, a premier U.S.-based international education organization, is pleased to announce the three inaugural educational partner intuitions for its new scholarship fund, Future Leaders Legacy Fund.
The Future Leaders Legacy Fund is a new initiative that will provide Africa's brightest, yet under-resourced, students, who would be the first in their family to attend university, with scholarships to study in high-performing African universities and technical colleges to earn bachelor's degrees and vocational and technical training certifications. The Fund will also ensure that African universities benefit by receiving increased resources to retain and educate students.
The Legacy Fund's inaugural partner institutions are:
You can donate to the Legacy Fund by clicking here!  
Your special gift will ensure that Africa's greatest resource, its people, have access to the best university education that the continent has to offer.
Join the conversation on Facebook  and Twitter  ! Hashtag: #AAILegacyFund


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