Professorial Lecturer in African American and African Diaspora Studies
Department of Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies, American University (Washington, DC )
Deadline: 
August 1, 2021
Starting Date: 
August 1, 2021
Post date: May 20, 2021

Position Announcement: Professorial Lecturer in African American and African Diaspora Studies
Department of Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies College of Arts and Sciences - American University

The Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in African American and African Diaspora Studies for Academic Year 2021-2022 at the rank of Professorial Lecturer.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., or have an anticipated Ph.D. completion date before August 2021, in a field conducive to an appointment in African American and African Diaspora Studies. The successful applicant will teach three courses per semester (fall and spring) at the introductory and advanced levels.

We especially welcome candidates with expertise in fields such as Gender and/or Sexuality, Caribbean Studies, or Black Popular Culture.

This appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence in August 2021. The contract is  renewable annually. Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin 6/14/21 and will  continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/87969. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters  of recommendation, and recent teaching evaluations if available. Please contact Monica Morin,  Senior Administrative Assistant, at crgc@american.edu with any questions.

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program offers a BA and a minor. It is part of  the Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, which also includes programs in Arab  World Studies; American Studies; Asia, Pacific, and Diaspora Studies; Latina/o/x Studies; and  Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Learn more about the Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies at http://www.american.edu/cas/crgc/.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government,  business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about  American University, visit www.american.edu. American University is an equal opportunity,  affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex  (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance,  gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income,  veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws  (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. Hiring offers for this position are  contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
 

Application Instructions 

Review of applications will begin 6/14/21 and will  continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/87969. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters  of recommendation, and recent teaching evaluations if available. Please contact Monica Morin,  Senior Administrative Assistant, at crgc@american.edu with any questions.

Review Begins: 
June 14, 2021

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