Adjunct Position in African Diasporic History
Posted On: December 5, 2018
Hours: Part Time
Spring 2019 Adjunct Position in African Diasporic History, The Cooper Union
The Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty at The Cooper Union is seeking an adjunct instructor for Spring 2019 to teach a 3-credit social sciences elective course in African diasporic history; a focus on African-descended urban communities is particularly welcome.
The position offers an advanced graduate student or recent Ph.D. an opportunity to develop and teach a course drawing on their relevant research expertise in African American/Africana Studies, irrespective of disciplinary perspective.
Applicants should email a cv, brief course proposal, and short prospective reading list to HSS Acting Dean Peter Buckley, at email@example.com.
This is a unionized position; compensation is competitive. All Cooper Union adjunct faculty are eligible to apply for adjunct faculty development grants and for reimbursement of out of pocket health care expenses.
About Cooper Union:
The Cooper Union was founded in 1859 by philanthropist Peter Cooper to provide an education "equal to the best" to all who qualify, regardless of race, religion, gender, wealth or social status. Today, The Cooper Union provides a rigorous professional education in the Schools of Art, Architecture, and Engineering, including a broad curriculum offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Fostering a culture of collaboration among a diverse student body and faculty, The Cooper Union teaches students that art, architecture, and engineering have cultural, environmental, and ethical contexts and consequences. As students develop their professional abilities, they recognize their responsibility to advance science and art and to create a sustainable future. We encourage and are interested in engaging with candidates from a diversity of experiences and perspectives with the talent to challenge our students to maximizing their learning potential. The Cooper Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This is a unionized position.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit resume and cover letter to:
30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org