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Adjunct Instructor, Africana Studies

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Ethnic and Multicultural Studies

Posting Number: req10492

Department: Africana Studies

Location: Main Campus

Address: Learning Services Building, 1512 E. First Street, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for an Adjunct Instructor in Africana Studies.

The Program is seeking candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach a General Education course for a diverse undergraduate student population. The Program is seeking applicants prepared to teach undergraduate courses in a variety of classes pertaining to Africana Studies.

The Africana Studies Program welcomes applicants committed to meaningfully introducing a diverse range of undergraduates to its curriculum, while facilitating student achievement in reading, writing, and critical thinking.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching one course for the fall 2022 semester.
  • Teaching one in-person section of an
    introductory-level Africana Studies courses for the University of Arizona's General Education curriculum.
  • Holding office hours
  • Preparing teaching materials independently and
  • Attending meetings and/or events as requested
  • Actively recruiting Africana Studies majors and minors
  • Actively recruiting students to program's courses in
    Africana Studies
  • Contributing to the program's efforts to develop
    innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement and fostering
    diversity and inclusive excellence
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's
    degree in Africana Studies, African American Studies, Dance, Performance
    Studies, or closely related field by August 1, 2022.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching Africana Studies courses at the university level
  • Qualified to teach AFAS 218 Introduction to Hip-Hop Dance

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 10

Job FTE: .25

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $5,200

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 1/1/2023

Contact Information for Candidates

Lindsey Fera

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload 1 required document for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system).

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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