Assistant Professor-African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Mexico, United States|
Department of History
Department of Africana & Latino Studies
Assistant Professor – African American History
The History Department and Africana & Latino Studies Department at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invite applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of African American History beginning Fall 2016, with the tenure home being Africana & Latino Studies. Expectations include teaching, research, college and departmental service, student advisement, continuing professional development, and a commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching. Professional development funds are available from both Departments yearly. SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences college. The College sits at #9 on the 2016 list of “Top Public Regional Universities” in the North published by U.S. News & World Report, and is ranked #175 in the Northeast on the Forbes magazine list of “America’s Top Colleges.” With approximately one hundred majors and thirteen full-time faculty members, the History Department offers a rich and diverse learning experience in an intimate setting for its undergraduate program. The Africana & Latino Studies Department, founded forty years ago, is one of a handful of programs in the United States to integrate and maintain the intersections of Black and Latino Studies. It remains steadfast to concerns about, and activism in favor of social justice, upon which the (inter) discipline was founded. The Department offers a Major in Africana and Latino Studies as well as four Minors – Africana Studies Minor, Latina/o Studies Minor, Social Justice Minor and an Urban Studies Minor. It incorporates into its courses new scholarship from critical race studies, social theory, gender studies, sexuality studies, cultural studies, and ethnic studies. Both departments have strong histories of excellence in teaching, faculty-student mentoring, and continued contact with alumni. Many students take courses at the upper-division level in the departments out of pure interest, with more than half of those in each class non-majors. To learn more about the College and the two Departments, please visit www.oneonta.edu, www.oneonta.edu/academics/history, and www.oneonta.edu/academics/africlat/. This job is part of the College’s cluster-hire to recruit a cohort of scholars with teaching and/or scholarly/creative experience related to the African or Latino Diasporas or Indigenous Studies. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
For a complete description of this position go to: www.oneonta.edu/employment.
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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: www.oneonta.edu/home/diversity.asp. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies