SUNY New Paltz Assistant Professor of Black Studies

The Department of Black Studies at SUNY New Paltz invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Black Studies with a specialization in African American and/or African Diasporic Literature from any period. Appointment begins in fall 2019. The primary responsibility will be to teach courses within the Department of Black Studies. The teaching load is typically three courses per semester. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate and maintain a strong scholarly agenda, advise students, and contribute to the life and work of the department and college.

• Ph.D. in Black Studies, English/Literature or relevant field. Exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.
• Post-secondary teaching experience is highly desired.
• Experience mentoring and/or advising students with diverse backgrounds is highly desired.

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Individuals with disabilities needing assistance with the application process should call (845) 257‐3675.
Applications accepted until position is filled, priority given to complete applications received by 11/14/18.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.  SUNY New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

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