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Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies # 072501
The Department of African American Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a  one year, non-tenure- track, Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies, to begin  Fall 2016. The Ph.D. (or the equivalent) degree must be in hand by June 2016. Required  qualifications include a PhD in African American Studies or within a Social Science discipline  (history, political science, sociology) with an emphasis in African American Studies;  demonstrated excellence in teaching, and commitment to participating in a thriving  interdisciplinary African American Studies Department.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester, one which  includes Research Methods in African American Studies course in the Fall. Other courses are  assigned by the department based on student demand, along with successful candidate's  expertise. We will begin to review applications as we receive them and will continue until the  position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 13, 2016.
For full consideration, interested candidate must go to # 072501 and  complete an online faculty application and attach the following documents: CV, a letter of  application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching  effectiveness and contact information for three professional references. Information on the  Department of African American Studies is on the Department's website:
Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Associate or Full Professor of African American Literature and Director of the African  American Studies Program

T he Co l l eg o f Cha r l est o w el c o m e s a p p l ic a t io n f o sen io sc ho l a o A fr ic a n
American literature to direct the African American Studies Program. Applicant must be
tenurable at the level of Associate Professor or Professor of African American Studies.

The African American Studies program is a thriving and exciting academic area at the
College. It houses the newest major in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World
Affairs (LCWA). The Program collaborates curricularly and co-curricularly with key
institutional partners, including the Avery Research Center for African American
History and Culture, and the program in the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World.
The Program's core and affiliate faculty cover a range of disciplines across the College.

The position has a start date of August 16, 2017. Required qualifications include a PhD
in English, with a concentration in African American Literature; or PhD in  African American Studies, with a concentration or emphasis in  African American/Diaspora literature; an established publishing record; demonstrated  excellence in teaching; and a commitment to participating in a growing African  American Studies program. Expertise in comparative literatures of the African diaspora  is a plus. Administrative experience is preferred.

The position's overall workload includes a reduced teaching load commensurate with
administrative duties.

Submit cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial
graduate transcript(s), and contact information for three references at by October 1, 2016. Statement of teaching
philosophy must outline teaching experience and ability to assess learning outcomes.
Cover letter should address administrative experience and interests.

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts college in the State of South Carolina,
located in the downtown area of Charleston. Founded in 1770, the College has a rich
history, with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students. The
College of Charleston celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of
any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and
does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin,
veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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