The African-American Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year (possibly renewable) visiting Assistant
Professorship, beginning July 1, 2021. While a Ph.D. is preferred, an advanced ABD will be considered.
We seek a scholar whose
research specialties and teaching experience focus on African-American social life and culture in the United States. Teaching experience,
highly relevant innovative research, and significant organizational, cultural, or civic engagement with African-American communities in the
United States are necessary. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course on African-American culture in the United States,
and three additional courses. Applicants are encouraged to suggest courses and topics not currently in the African-American Studies program
). While disciplinary training and affiliations are open, preference will be
given to candidates whose courses can contribute to and be cross-listed with the departments of sociology or anthropology.
Applicants should send a cover letter describing research interests, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching philosophy statement. The teaching
philosophy statement should include evidence of a commitment to diversity, experience with inclusive teaching, and evidence of teaching
effectiveness. Electronic submission of application materials through Interfolio is required [apply.interfolio.com/86735
]. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue
until the search is completed.Questions about this search should be directed to Chandra D. Bhimull, Associate Professor of African-American
Studies and Anthropology, Chair of African-American Studies: [firstname.lastname@example.org
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