|Job Title:||Visiting Assistant Professor in Literature/Specializing African American Literature--Fall 2021|
|Campus:||Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ|
|Department:||Literature, Languages, Writing and Humanities-Metro|
|Hiring Manager:||Matthieu Boyd|
|Hiring Manager Title:||Chair, Literature, Languages, Writing, & Humanities|
|Faculty Rank:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
|Salary:||Commensurate with Experience|
|Months Worked:||9 Month|
Fairleigh Dickinson University is New Jersey’s largest private university with two New Jersey campuses and two international campuses, one in Vancouver, B.C. and one at Wroxton in Banbury, England. The Metropolitan Campus bridges the residential communities of Teaneck and Hackensack in a suburban setting less than ten miles from New York City, easily reached by public transportation. The Metropolitan Campus attracts a diverse student population: more than a third are minority or international students from over 71 nations. We boast a faculty to student ratio of 14.1 and an average class size of 18 students.
Required qualifications: Earned doctorate in English, comparative literature, or other relevant field. (In hand strongly preferred, but expected or ABD also considered.) Specialization in African American literature and ability to teach American literature and other literatures more broadly. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.
Requirements of the position: Teach a 4/4 load of undergraduate courses in literature and humanities. (Courses for Fall 2021 will include American Literature I, a survey from the colonial period through the nineteenth century, in person; Introduction to African American Studies, online, serving multiple campuses; Contemporary Black Literature, in person; and one other to be determined. Courses for Spring 2022 will include American Literature II, from the nineteenth century to the present, and three others to be determined.) Recruit, advise, and mentor students majoring and minoring in Literature, Humanities, and African and African American Studies, and minority students more broadly. Direct the minor in African and African American Studies, which exists on both New Jersey campuses, and coordinate Black History Month and other relevant events. Pursue a scholarly research agenda that leads to peer-reviewed publications and lends distinction to the university. Participate in learning outcomes assessment and curricular revision and development as needed. Evaluate and mentor adjunct faculty as needed. Perform reasonable service at the departmental, college, campus, and university levels. Perform other relevant duties that may arise.
Preferred qualifications: Specialization in at least one other area of literature besides African American, or in another humanities discipline such as languages, philosophy, or writing studies. Evidence of scholarly accomplishment or promise. Experience providing innovative, quality online instruction. Experience mentoring minority students and participating in diversity and inclusion initiatives.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:|
|Application Types Accepted:||Faculty Profile|
Lecturer, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, United States, 1 day ago
Position ID:Cornell -MAE -LEC [#18514] Position Title: Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map ] Subject Area: Mechanical & Aerospace E...
Adjunct Instructor, National Security/Cybersecurity, Berkeley College, United States, about 21 hours ago
Berkeley College is seeking highly qualified and motivated instructors to teach Information/Cyber Security courses in Criminal Justice and National Security to support its vision of becoming the c...
Lecturer Sibley School Of Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, United States, about 16 hours ago
Lecturer - Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and sta...
Project Coordinator I, Columbia University, United States, 3 days ago
Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: commensurate with experience Position Summary The Project Co...
Lecturer In Latin, Columbia University, United States, about 23 hours ago
Posting Details Job Requisition Number 00002429 Field(s) of Specialization Latin language and literature Position Title Lecturer in Latin Department A&S Classics Division Classics Location Morning...
Vice President Facilities, Bergen Community College, United States, about 24 hours ago
Vice President of Facilities Posting date: April 26, 2021 College Overview Bergen Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive community college. More students graduate with associate degr...