Ohio University's Department of African American Studies is seeking a Visiting Professor to teach courses in African American Studies for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching load is five courses per year, including such courses as Africana Media Studies, African American Arts & Artists, and Black Music Criticism, and other media related courses with African American Studies content. The instructor is expected to hold office hours. The instructor will be responsible for effectively preparing, teaching, grading, and assessing student learning, and collaborating with the Chair of the Department to improve the student learning experience. Salary is competitive. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom in June and early July.
Candidates should have a least a Master of Fine Arts or Master of Arts with a focus in African American Cinema or related discipline, some experience teaching undergraduate students, excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and the ability to navigate educational management systems such as Blackboard and the use of video conferencing platforms.
Preference will be given to Ph.D. or ABD candidates with experience teaching a variety of African American Studies courses, specifically experience teaching course in Film/Media and Music with focus in African American content.
Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: African-American Studies
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Joey Pierce, firstname.lastname@example.org, 740-593-4565
Employment Type: full-time term
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including paid holidays, sick time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
Internal Number: 41463
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