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African American & African Studies: Instructors Winter/Spring 2018

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


The African American and African Studies (AAS) Department at the University of California at Davis welcomes applications for instructors to teach the following courses in AY 2017-18:

Winter 2018
AAS16 Introduction to African Verbal and Performance Arts

Spring 2018
AAS 123 The Black Female
AAS 130 Education in the African American Community
AAS 141 African American Psychology

Please see the course catalog for descriptions of these courses:

Candidates should have a Ph.D., an M.A., or is an ABD doctoral student in the field or related fields, and have a record of high quality teaching in African American and African Studies or related courses.

Applicants should submit a CV; a cover letter explaining which course or courses you want to teach (ranked in preference), how the course(s) will be organized and delivered, how you will publicize the course, your teaching experience in African American and African Studies or related fields, and how this course may help in your future plans; the contact information for two references; and at least one set of teaching evaluations through the online application system.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 16, 2017.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of African American and African Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)