The Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, seeks to hire a one-year full time non-tenure track instructor to teach Caribbean colonial, national and migration histories and cultures. The candidate will be required to teach our interdisciplinary introduction to Caribbean studies, courses at the 200 level in Caribbean history (Slavery, Caribbean before 1898, Caribbean since 1898, Caribbean and the US), and more advanced thematic courses on Individual national histories and cultures (Cuba, DR, Haiti, Jamaica, etc.) and 312 topics courses on Caribbean themes (migration or diasporas; Economic development; Race Relations; Caribbean Societies; Caribbean Cultures). Teaching load will be 3/3. This position is non-renewable.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.