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Assistant Professor, Humanities

Employer
Medaille College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor, Humanities

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Humanities. Candidates who focus on critical race theory, cultural studies, and/or social justice and equity studies are of particular interest.  This is a ten-month contractual position with teaching responsibilities beginning annually August 15 and ending June 15. The initial appointment to the position will be for a one-year term, with consideration for a longer-term appointment thereafter.

To be considered, applicants must hold a doctorate in their discipline, and provide evidence of successful teaching, service, and scholarship. The position requires an interest in and experience with teaching courses in our first year experience curriculum, including Critical Thinking courses.  Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to teach senior capstone research courses.  Candidates with the ability to teach global studies courses for our General Education program a plus. We seek candidates with experience and passion for working with first-generation college students and students of diverse backgrounds. We need educators committed to closing equity gaps and employing culturally relevant pedagogies in the classroom.  Applicants with a strong commitment to community-based and/or service learning are preferred.  Applications will be considered on a continuing basis until the position is filled.  For questions regarding the position contact Dr. Nicole M. Jowsey at Nicole.M.Jowsey@medaille.edu.

Medaille College seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, student success, and civic engagement; and who understand the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The candidate will demonstrate openness to social justice, multicultural counseling, and interest in working with diverse populations.

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).

A letter of application including teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Please refer to www.medaille.edu/jobs to apply. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

 

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified applicants.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and we support faculty development within a collegial team atmosphere.

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