LINGUIST List 12.2519

Wed Oct 10 2001

Jobs: Coordinator of Africana Studies, WV USA

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  1. Dr.Dana D.Brooks, Coordinator of Africana Studies Program: Asst Prof, West Virginia USA

Message 1: Coordinator of Africana Studies Program: Asst Prof, West Virginia USA

Date: 5 Oct 2001 02:28:39 -0000
From: Dr.Dana D.Brooks <>
Subject: Coordinator of Africana Studies Program: Asst Prof, West Virginia USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Coordinator of Africana Studies Program
Other Desired Areas: Open
University or Organization: West Virginia University
Department: College of Arts and Sciences
State or Province: West Virginia
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Review begins Nov. 12
Contact: Dr. Dana D. Brooks

Address for Applications:
PO BOX 6286 Eberly College of Arts and Sciences WVU
WV 26506-6286

Africana Studies Program Coordinator

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University
invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Africana
Studies Program (ASP). The Africana Studies Program is an
interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate program.

We are seeking applicants with academic background in Africana Studies
and with teaching, service and research credentials that qualify the
Coordinator for a beginning tenure-track assistant professor
appointment in one of the Eberly College's social science or
humanities units: communication studies, English, foreign languages,
geology and geography, history, philosophy, political science,
psychology, public administration, religious studies, social work,
sociology and anthropology, or women's studies. Applicants should have
a terminal degree; however, ABDs near completion will be
considered. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with

The responsibilities of the Coordinator include: providing program
assessment, management and planning; curriculum development; hiring
and supervising of three teaching assistants; coordinating multiple
sections of "Introduction to African Studies"; recruiting and advising
ASP students; recruiting ASP faculty associates; and chairing the ASP
Faculty Committee. The Coordinator will have a reduced teaching load
in recognition of the administrative responsibilities. The Coordinator
qreports to the Dean of the College, and will work with the Director of
the Center for Black Culture and Research (within the Division of
Student Affairs) on initiatives of mutual interest. For additional
information regarding this position contact M. Duane Nellis, Dean,
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, at 304-293-4611 or

Applicants should submit a cover letter relating their qualifications
to the position; a current curriculum vita; and the
name/address/telephone/e-mail of three references. Review of
applications will begin on November 12, 2001 and continue until a
successful candidate is hired. The starting date will be determined
depending on the selected candidate's availability but should be in
place by August 15, 2002. Please send all materials to: Dr. Dana D.
Brooks, Chair, ASP Coordinator Search Committee, West Virginia
University, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, PO BOX 6286,
Morgantown, WV 26506-6286.

West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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