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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Black Studies

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of Black Studies

Posting Date: January 12, 2018

Classification: n/a

Duties: The Department of Black Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Black Studies with a specialization in African History/African studies and a subspecialty in Black/African American Studies. Appointment begins in fall 2018. The primary responsibility will be to teach courses within the department’s historical core, including courses such as Introduction to Africa, Pre-Colonial Africa, Contemporary Africa, Introduction to Black Studies, courses on Race and Racism, and Senior Seminar. The teaching load is typically three courses per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to demonstrate and maintain a strong scholarly agenda, to advise students, and to contribute to the life and work of the department and the college.

Qualifications: • Ph.D. in History or Black Studies or another relevant field. Exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered.
• Post- secondary teaching experience highly desired.
• Experience mentoring and/or advising students with diverse backgrounds is a plus.

Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidates will be required to submit letter of application, CV, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, a summary of student evaluation or other evidence of excellence in teaching, if possible, and three letters of recommendation. Professional references provided by applicant will receive an email with link to upload reference letters. To apply, please visit https://jobs.newpaltz.edu
Individuals with disabilities that need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Review of applications begins 2/15/18 and will continue until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, 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.

Web Site: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html.