Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor of African American Studies



Job description

Lancaster, PA

Pending final administrative approval, the American Studies Department at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in African American Studies broadly defined. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate. The position will begin Fall 2020. We invite a wide range of applicants in African American Studies.

How to apply

Candidates must submit the following materials via Interfolio ( cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, diversity statement, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by the recommenders. Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2020. and continue until filled.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Ann Wagoner, the department’s academic coordinator ([email protected], 717-358-4047).