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Teaching Assistant Professor in Afro-Latin America

The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to hire a social scientist whose teaching expertise is in the area of Afro-Latin America. The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses per semester that deal broadly with historical and contemporary experiences of communities of African descent in Latin America. The department is particularly interested in scholars whose teaching interests focus on environment, development, Afro-Latin social movements, urban issues, and/or other topics that satisfy departmental needs. Applicants should ideally have at least 2 years of related teaching experience and a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. This position is a two-year appointment at the rank of teaching assistant professor with the possibility of reappointment. To ensure consideration for this position, candidates should electronically submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three recommenders by February 1, 2019. In their statement of teaching philosophy, applicants should include a list of relevant courses that they have taught, as well as classes that they could potentially offer at UNC-Chapel Hill. Please note this is a temporary appointment which does not include benefits, and the start date of employment for this appointment is July 1, 2019.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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