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Director of African American Studies

Apply now Job no: 496438
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh
Categories: Faculty


Working Title: Director of African American Studies
Official Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Employment Class: Faculty
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive
Terms of Employment: Tenured or tenure track
Position Summary: The College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure track) or associate professor (tenure possible upon appointment) as Director of African American Studies, discipline open. We are searching for an individual who will help to promote and expand the African American Studies Program through ongoing curricular development, campus leadership, and community outreach/recruitment.
Responsibilities Responsibilities include teaching courses for the African American Studies minor and in the disciplinary home department, as well as advising and mentoring students. This position is responsible for teaching, research and service as outlined in the home department’s tenure, renewal and promotion criteria.
Required: Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree. ABDs with a reasonable likelihood of degree completion prior to hiring may also apply
At least two years post-doctoral college teaching experience
An active research agenda relevant for African American Studies
Significant experience in advising and mentoring students, especially those typically underrepresented on college campuses
Preferred: Some administrative experience preferred
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

• Letter of application
• Curriculum Vita
• Brief statements of teaching philosophy, research interests and professional activities
• Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official or photocopy)
• Contact information for 3 references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Monday, October 22, 2018, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.


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