Associate Professor (with Tenure) of African/Caribbean Culture & History
The College at Brockport
Application Deadline: 15 February 2017
The Department of African and African American Studies (AAS) at The College at Brockport (SUNY) seeks applicants for the following position, to start Fall 2017:
Duties include: Teach three courses per semester in area of specialization and in related general education courses, as assigned by department chair; maintain an active scholarly agenda appropriate to rank; advise and mentor AAS students; active service to AAS department and to the College.
- Completed PhD in Africana Studies or related field.
- Demonstrated expertise in African/Caribbean culture and history, from an Africana perspective.
- A record of scholarship in area of expertise appropriate to the rank of tenured associate professor or higher.
- Demonstrated potential for continued high quality scholarship in area of expertise.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively teach courses in area of expertise.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively teach introductory courses such as Introduction to African American Studies or Institutional Racism.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively mentor and advise AAS students.
- Experience or demonstrated ability in administration and departmental leadership, with the potential to assume the role of department chair by the second year of appointment.
- Interest in contributing to service learning opportunities for AAS students through the AAS study/service program.
- Interest in community outreach.
- Interest in recruiting students for the AAS major.
- Interest in the department’s mission of Africa-centric research and teaching.
The College at Brockport is a SUNY comprehensive college of 8,000 students, located 16 miles from downtown Rochester NY, and 45 miles east of Buffalo NY. The Department of African and African American Studies has actively promoted the Africana perspective on our campus since 1970, offering both a major and a minor in AAS. We seek a colleague who can help us build on that tradition and energize our program for the twenty-first century. We offer a collegial and supportive environment for any African Studies scholar. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
For best consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for 3 references by February 15, 2017. Writing samples will be requested later in the process and should not be sent at this point. Submit materials through www.brockportrecruit.org. Inquiries about the position are welcome and may be addressed to Dr. J. Roger Kurtz, department chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 585-395-2474.