At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,
service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A
premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as
one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to
work. It's a place of opportunity, where your success is supported
and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave
package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an
opportunity to do mission-driven work.
P osition Responsibilities:
The Department of African American Studies in the College of
Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University is
recruiting a pool of applicants on an ongoing basis for adjunct
teaching positions. The Department of African American Studies will
contact persons in the pool whose credentials match our teaching
needs in any given semester. This pool will be accessed only when
an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active until June
30, 2023. After that time, if you are still interested in adjunct
teaching, you must reapply to the pool.
Note: we are unable to hire applicants who are not already in the
Master’s degree in African American Studies or a related field
appropriate to the position.
- PhD in degree in African American Studies or an advanced degree
in a related field appropriate to the position.
- Demonstrated record of teaching experience at the university
level, including online instruction.
- Commitment to pursuing the methodological traditions,
pedagogical aims, community engagement, and historical mission of
African American Studies.
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse
faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as
a faculty member at VCU.
The position is open to scholars from a variety of disciplines.
Applications must flow through the official university job site
(vcujobs.com). Applications should include: 1) A cover letter; 2)
Curriculum vitae; 3) Statement of Contributions to Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion; 4)Three professional and/or academic
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and
academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is
committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an
environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)
providing your career aspirations and contributions toward
promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,
you can share how your lived experiences, and academic and
professional activities will impact your contributions to VCU’s
mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
If you have any questions about the search, please contact A. Dae
Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the
Department of African American Studies at VCU, visit our website
at: https://afam.vcu.edu/. Only application materials submitted
through vcujobs.com will be considered.
Salary Range: $1,260 per credit hour
Department: African American Studies
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Exempt
Contact Name: Dae Newman
Contact Email: email@example.com