Visiting Assistant Professor Of African American Studies - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine


United States
(R2148)

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Detailed Job Description

The joint African American and American Cultural Studies Program at Bates College invite applications for a one-year, full-time, leave-replacement appointment. Candidates should have been awarded an earned doctorate no later than 1 August 2016 in one of the humanities or humanistic social sciences and should be prepared to teach primarily about Black diasporic life outside the United States (i. e., Africa, the Caribbean, Canada, and/or Europe) as well as the intersection of race and gender. The Program welcomes candidates who also have an interest in teaching subject matter pertaining to African American studies, film, religion, or popular culture. The position requires teaching a 2/3 load or a 2/2 load with one class during the spring Short Term.

The college and the programs in African American and American Cultural Studies are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusion of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area.

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. For more information about the college, please visit the Bates website: www.bates.edu

Qualifications

Candidates should have been awarded an earned doctorate no later than 1 August 2016 in one of the humanities or humanistic social sciences and should be prepared to teach primarily about Black diasporic life outside the United States (i. e., Africa, the Caribbean, Canada, and/or Europe) as well as the intersection of race and gender

Application Instructions

Review of applications begins April 20 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidate should submit the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vita, sample syllabi, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.


Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

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  • principles of human dignity and diversity
  • one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges
  • Maine’s second largest urban area
  • Liberal Arts & Humanities Adjunct
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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Writing Samples