Applications for adjunct faculty of African and African American Studies in the Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies are being accepted. An adjunct instructor is a term-to-term appointment with responsibility to students, course material, and classroom instruction. This position is specifically for classes currently taught as part of the African and African American Studies program. Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may include fall and spring. For information regarding the program, please visit https://afastudies.eku.edu/
Candidates must hold a master's degree in a relevant field. Candidates should be able to teach the courses below. Demonstrated success in teaching similar content may provide a candidate with the necessary knowledge to teach an AFA course, but previous teaching of a similar course alone is not sufficient. The candidate also must demonstrate course-content knowledge through documented research endeavors and/or work/community experiences and/or relevant graduate course work, and through the preparation of an appropriate course syllabus and lesson plans.
AFA 201 The African Experience. Introduces students to the historical, socio-economic, cultural, and political experiences of African people in Africa and Diaspora. It fulfills a core requirement for African/African-American Studies.
AFA 202 The African-American Experience. An overview of the historical, social, political, economic, and cultural factors that have helped shape the experiences of African Americans in the United States. It fulfills a core requirement for African/African-American Studies.
Position Title: Adjunct Faculty Position - African-American Studies
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