Ohio University’s Department of African American Studies is
seeking a Visiting Professor to teach courses in African American
Studies for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching
load is five courses per year, including such courses as Africana
Media Studies, African American Arts & Artists, and Black Music
Criticism, and other media related courses with African American
Studies content. The instructor is expected to hold office hours.
The instructor will be responsible for effectively preparing,
teaching, grading, and assessing student learning, and
collaborating with the Chair of the Department to improve the
student learning experience. Salary is competitive.
Candidates should have a least a Master of Fine Arts or Master
of Arts with a focus in African American Cinema or related
discipline, some experience teaching undergraduate students,
excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills,
and the ability to navigate educational management systems such as
Blackboard and the use of video conferencing platforms.
Preference will be given to Ph.D. or ABD candidates
with experience teaching a variety of African American Studies
courses, specifically experience teaching course in Film/Media and
Music with focus in African American content.
Please complete and submit the online application and attach
required documents on our website at the link below.
Required documents include a detailed cover letter, CV and
philosophy of teaching statement. Additionally, you will be asked
to provide names and contact information for three professional
references. These referees will receive an email and link inviting
them to provide a reference on your behalf.
Address cover letter to: Dr. Gary Holcomb, Search Chair Department
of African American Studies Ohio University Athens, OH 45701
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will
remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by
June 6, 2022. Ohio University is proud of its rich
history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful
Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and
support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our
commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and
inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are
encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age,
ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy,
gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military
service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or
genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal
opportunity and affirmative action employer.