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Part-Time Lecturer in African Studies at the University of Pennsylvania: School of Arts and Sciences

The Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, in conjunction with the School of Arts and Sciences, at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a part-time lecturer for a Fall 2023 African studies course. The course, titled “Paradigms and Paradoxes in Africa,” is fully in-person in Philadelphia, and will meet two times per week on the Penn campus from late August to mid-December.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in African Studies, Anthropology, History, Political Science, or a related field. Doctoral candidates with strong teaching records may also be considered.

Applicants will need to submit the following materials to apply.interfolio.com/126013 :

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three references (Note: We will not consult them without interviewing first and requesting permission in advance)
  • Sample syllabi and teaching evaluations from previous courses, if available

The Lauder program is highly team-oriented, valuing interdisciplinary scholarship, collaboration, and collegiality. We are committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community that strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and under-represented communities.

The Lauder Institute is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. We encourage applications from minorities and persons who identify as women, queer, non-binary, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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The job posting opened May 31, 2023. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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