Saint Louis University — Post Doctoral Fellow, African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at Saint Louis University seeks to hire two Postdoctoral Teaching Faculty with a start date of August 2022. The department is seeking enthusiastic scholars trained in African American Studies or related fields that explore interdisciplinary connections between African American Studies and the social sciences. Ideal candidates will be able to offer courses that involve qualitative or quantitative research, and/or explore connections to STEM fields. Primary duties include service to the University Core curriculum and teaching introductory courses within the major. This position is contracted on a yearly basis and may be renewed twice for a total appointment period of three years. It involves a 3/3 teaching responsibility with concomitant student advising.

Candidates must demonstrate commensurate scholarly potential, and potential for success as a teaching scholar, with a strong record of mentoring and support of undergraduate students. Success candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to social justice through their research, teaching and service and the ability to contribute to departmental and universal priorities.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or be enrolled in a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application with completion of the Ph. D. required by the time of appointment.

For questions, email the Search Chair, Christopher Tinson, Ph. D., christopher.tinson@slu.edu

Applications received by March 31, 2022 will be given priority consideration. Position open until filled.

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