Visiting Instructorship in American Ethnic Studies, emphasis in African American and/or American Indian Studies and/or Indigenous Chican@ Studies

The Department of American Ethnic Studies at Kansas State University invites applications for 1 full-time visiting position to start August 24, 2015. Salary is $40,000.00 with excellent benefits. The visiting instructor will teach four 3-credit courses each semester. These courses will include: Introduction to American Ethnic Studies (AMETH 160); African American Perspectives (AMETH 351) or American Indian Perspectives (AMETH 352), and/or specialized upper-division courses in the area of the candidate’s expertise. Introductory class size is approximately 35 students and upper-division class sizes range from 10-25.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies or related field by August 2015, with relevant expertise in African American and/or American Indian Studies and/or Indigenous Chican@ Studies. We also encourage advanced ABD candidates to apply. In line with our departmental vision, we especially welcome applicants who apply decolonial, comparative, interdisciplinary, intersectional, and social justice approaches in their teaching and research.
Applicants should submit PDF files by email to: Melisa Posey, melisap@ksu.edu. Applicant materials need to include: a cover letter detailing your fit for the position, a CV, a teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references.  Please address all materials to: Dr. Yolanda Broyles-González, Department Head, and Search Committee.
Review of applications begins Friday, July 24th, 2015, and will continue until position is filled.
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