Adjunct Faculty Position - African-American Studies

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Adjunct Faculty Position - African-American Studies

Position Type:
Position Category: PT Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employee Class: 03-Part Time Faculty

Position Summary:
Applications for adjunct faculty of African and African American Studies in the Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies are being accepted. An adjunct instructor is a term-to-term appointment with responsibility to students, course material, and classroom instruction. This position is specifically for classes currently taught as part of the African and African American Studies program. Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may include fall and spring. For information regarding the program, please visit​

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a master’s degree in a relevant field. Candidates should be able to teach the courses below. Demonstrated success in teaching similar content may provide a candidate with the necessary knowledge to teach an AFA course, but previous teaching of a similar course alone is not sufficient. The candidate also must demonstrate course-content knowledge through documented research endeavors and/or work/community experiences and/or relevant graduate course work, and through the preparation of an appropriate course syllabus and lesson plans.

AFA 201 The African Experience. Introduces students to the historical, socio-economic, cultural, and political experiences of African people in Africa and Diaspora. It fulfills a core requirement for African/African-American Studies.

AFA 202 The African-American Experience. An overview of the historical, social, political, economic, and cultural factors that have helped shape the experiences of African Americans in the United States. It fulfills a core requirement for African/African-American Studies.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree in a relevant field. Experience teaching with technology preferred.

Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
Unit: History, Philosophy & Relig Studies
City: Richmond
H Code:
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Contact Person: Ogechi Anyanwu -
Posting Number: PTF00176P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 07/07/2020
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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