Lecturer of Africana Studies and American Studies
Africana Studies, College of W&M (William & Mary)
November 15, 2022
Starting Date: 
August 10, 2023
Post date: October 7, 2022

The programs of Africana Studies and American Studies at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invite applications for a two-year, non-tenure track lecturer instructional position that will begin August 10, 2023. The appointment may be renewable contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds.

We seek an individual with expertise in critical digital race studies. This includes but is not limited to scholarly studies on the ways that race and racism are expressed and experienced on the internet, hate speech and hate groups on the internet, race critical code studies, intersectional analysis of discourse on social media and online interactions, digital ethnography, and progressive digital archive projects.

Applicants are expected to teach introductory courses in Africana Studies and American Studies, and upper-level courses in their area of specialization. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load.

Application Instructions 

Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests.

You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 15, 2022. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Review Begins: 
November 15, 2022

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