African and African American Studies Tenure Track Faculty - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of African and African American Studies of Metropolitan State College of Denver invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning Fall 2012. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in African Studies or African American Studies with a concentration in the social sciences or a doctorate/terminal degree in a related social science field with a formal concentration in or significant research and teaching in African American Studies. Candidates with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate courses on Continental Africa are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes (4 courses, 12 hours per semester), to advise students, to demonstrate scholarly activities, and to serve on department and College-wide committees as needed. Candidates also will be expected to teach a range of courses that focus on Continental Africa, as well as Introduction to African American Studies. The appointee must also demonstrate a record of community activities and a record of successful experience in the recruitment and/or retention of underserved students, including students of color.

Required Qualifications

A doctorate in African or African American Studies or a doctorate in a related field in the social sciences with a strong emphasis in African American Studies.

Preferred Qualifications

At least five years teaching experience in the field of African or African American Studies at an urban college campus, as well as a demonstrated appreciation (through teaching or research) for the significance of gender in the global African experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

For your file to be considered complete you must submit all required documents including copies of transcripts, a list of references, a copy of your course syllabi, and, if applicable, one complete semester's student ratings to the search committee.

If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts or other documents to your electronic application, please submit to
(mail address):

African and African American Studies,
Search Committee,
CB 41, PO Box 173362,
Metropolitan State College of Denver,
Denver, CO 80217-3362.

Keyword Phrases

  • African and African American Studies Tenure Track Faculty
  • African American Studies
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Other Liberal Arts & Humanities (nowhere else listed)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 12/19/2011