African & African American Studies at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, is accepting candidate-pool applications for adjunct faculty for on-campus, hybrid, and online classroom modalities on a semester-by-semester basis as determined by enrollment availability. Applications for this position will be reviewed on an as-needed basis over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year. A new pool may be posted for the following year, so candidates can reapply with updated vitas if interested. This is for a part-time position only. The number of courses offered, one to three maximum, will vary on availability by demand. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential verification.
PhD preferred; Masters with minimum 18 graduate credit-hours in African & African American Studies or closely related content area required. Degree(s) at time of appointment must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited institution and/or a recognized international university. Appropriate proficiency in oral and written English required.
Position Title: Part-time Faculty Pool - African & African American Studies
Posting Number: PTF00075P
Internal Number: 9872
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .