Visiting Assistant Professor
The candidate is expected to contribute to the research, teaching,
and service missions of the African American Studies Program and
will have a 100% appointment in the program. The teaching
assignment is two courses per semester and the applicant must be
able to teach one of our required courses – Introduction to African
American Studies and Key Issues in Black Atlantic Thought. We are
also seeking candidates with an active research agenda and a desire
to contribute to the scholarly development of the program. The area
of specialty is broadly defined but we are seeking candidates with
expertise in racial health inequities, African American community
studies, or public policy. Applicants with a Ph.D. in African
American Studies are preferred or a terminal degree in a related
field are welcome. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure
accruing position beginning August 16, 2022.
Established in 1969, the African American Studies Program offers a
major and minor. This interdisciplinary program offers a diverse
array of courses, with a growing number of students majoring in
African American Studies. More information about the program can be
found at: http://afam.clas.ufl.edu
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience, and includes a full benefits package.
Ph.D. in African American Studies are preferred or a terminal
degree in a related field are welcome. Candidates should have their
Ph.D. in hand at the time of hiring.
Ph.D. in African American Studies.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be submitted online at jobs.ufl.edu (search for
520575) and must include: (1) a letter of application describing
their interest in and qualifications for this position, (2) a
curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and
effectiveness, (4) the names and email addresses of three
references must be provided. An email will be sent to your
references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to
the submission packet, and (5) teaching evaluations if available.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March
22, 2022 when the committee will begin reviewing applications.
Applications received after this date may be considered at the
discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. The position
will remain open until filled. The salary is competitive and
commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a
full benefits package. Candidates should have their Ph.D. in hand
at the time of hiring.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Riche Barnes, Chair of the Search
Committee, University of Florida, at email@example.com.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment
screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference
checks, and verification of education.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be
considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of
the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity
Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to
apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida
Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance
with Florida's Sunshine Law.
This is a time-limited position.
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