The Department of African American Studies seeks a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, beginning fall 2021, to teach expository writing and literature classes for the 2021-2022 academic year. The teaching requirement is four courses per semester, all of which must be taught in person on Syracuse University's main campus. Courses for Fall 2021 include two or three sections of AAS 138: Writing about Black Culture and one section of AAS 231: African American Literature to 1900. Spring 2022 courses include two or three sections of AAS 138: Writing about Black Culture and one or two African American literature electives.
The successful candidate will be prepared to provide undergraduate instruction aimed at improving writing skills, strengthening critical analysis of cultural and social issues among people of African descent in the United States, and introducing students to literary works in early African American history.
Internal Number: 86960
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