Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Liberal Studies at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Liberal Studies. The successful candidate will be a scholar-teacher who is committed to university, college, and departmental service.
Primary duties include teaching face-to-face and online courses in a progressive undergraduate degree program with concentrations offered in African-American Studies, Applied Cultural Thought, and Pre-Law. The department emphasizes interdisciplinary studies, advising students, and working collaboratively with colleagues in the department and other colleagues across campus. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to write grant proposals, publish in peer reviewed journals, and engage in service in the department, college and university.
This is a 9-month faculty positon.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Liberal Studies serves more than 400 majors and is one of six departments within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, which also houses the Departments of Criminal Justice, English, History and Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, and Visual and Performing Arts. CAHSS enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 160 faculty members.
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation’s largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students. NC A&T is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.
NC A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. The university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders for the careers of today and tomorrow in disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), business, and the arts and humanities. NC A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.
Ph.D. in Liberal Studies, African-American Studies, Global Studies or a closely related discipline.