The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor of African American and/or Afro- Caribbean Studies to teach core courses and design civic engagement initiatives in New York City or at other sites. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2012, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track appointment. The appointee will teach at the undergraduate and Master’s level, and will play a role in shaping Africana and American Studies at NYU.

Formed in 2004, the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis houses undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Social and Cultural Analysis, Africana Studies, American Studies, Asian/Pacific/American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latino Studies, and Metropolitan Studies. The Department is committed to incorporating non-classroom learning experiences—including community-based research, service-learning, field projects and other kinds of civic engagement—into its curriculum and general education.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, and demonstrate experience in teaching, scholarship, and innovation beyond the university setting.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with names of three referees. Application materials must be submitted electronically.

To apply, follow this link:

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Date: 09-23-2011

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Note: position is posted at African American Studies 2012

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