University of Pittsburgh, Department of Africana Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
The Department of Africana Studies at the University at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professors. These positions are for a period of three years. While the Africana Studies Department hopes to renew the positions, renewals ultimately depend on funding and performance. We seek colleagues able to teach courses on Structural Racism, Social Justice, African American Experiences in Urban America, Black Social Movements, as well as Black Cultures and Religions of the Americas. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Africana Studies or equivalent field in hand or expected by August 1, 2024. A terminal degree is required by the time of appointment. Responsibilities will include the teaching of Introduction of Africana Studies, courses existing in the curriculum, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The expected course load for this position is three courses per semester. The position's start date is September 1, 2024. Candidates may familiarize themselves with the Department’s curriculum by clicking on the following link –
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a complete C.V., the names, and contact information of three academic referees, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, two-course evaluations (if available), and a 1-2 pages diversity statement that discusses how your past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Applicants should apply by July 1st, 2023.
Applicants should apply at: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=23003118&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Questions can be directed to the Department Coordinator, Wynn Maloney (email@example.com).
Wynn Maloney- Adminstrative Officer
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies