Major Duties: - Teach 4 class sections per semester (fall and spring) with a maximum of 3 separate preparations in aspects of African American and African diaspora studies.- Assist with student recruitment, retention and advising related to AAAS degree programs. - Organize extra-curricular programming relevant to the AAAS program (e.g. inviting outside speakers, collaborating with the community).
Minimum Qualifications: - Ph.D. or ABD in African American Studies or a related field (e.g. sociology, history, economics, psychology, environmental or criminal justice studies) with African American/African diaspora expertise.
Internal Number: 352_57489
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One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.