Teaching Assistant Professor: Afro-Latin America

Application Deadline: 1 February 2019

The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks to hire a social scientist whose teaching expertise is in the area of Afro-Latin America. The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses per semester that deal broadly with historical and contemporary experiences of communities of African descent in Latin America. The department is particularly interested in scholars whose teaching interests focus on environment, development, Afro-Latin social movements, urban issues, and/or other topics that satisfy departmental needs.

Applicants should ideally have at least 2 years of related teaching experience and a Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. This position is a two-year appointment at the rank of teaching assistant professor with the possibility of reappointment. To ensure consideration for this position, candidates should electronically submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three recommenders by February 1, 2019. In their statement of teaching philosophy, applicants should include a list of relevant courses that they have taught, as well as classes that they could potentially offer at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Please note this is a temporary appointment which does not include benefits, and the start date of employment for this appointment is July 1, 2019.

Applicants should apply here.

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu. Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify Stephanie Fore, Business Service Coordinator, sfore@email.unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Above text adapted from webpage.