Assistant Professor of African American Studies
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American Studies faculty position in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies that begins August 2023.
This position is in the program of African & African Diaspora Studies (AADS). We welcome applicants with research and disciplinary backgrounds from a variety of areas of focus which may include:
- communications and media studies,
- business and social entrepreneurship,
- criminal justice,
- political science,
- race and environmental justice,
- sociology, and
- health disparities.
We have a strong preference for candidates who show a commitment to building relationships with local and community partners and/or a commitment to student success through recruitment and career counseling. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
- Teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in AADS.
- Scholarship/research activities.
- Service to the department, college, university, and/or profession.
- Recruiting and advising students.
- Ideal candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
An earned Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent, in Black Studies/African American Studies/African & African Diaspora Studies/Africana Studies or related fields/disciplines is required. ABDs can apply with degree earned by August 1, 2023.
Preferred Qualifications Include
- student recruitment, student professional development, and student success activities
- building an online major and virtual communities, and/or
- community engagement and/or program capacity building
For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 251399.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.