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SUNY Oneonta Adjunct Lecturer - Africana and Latinx Studies in Oneonta, New York

The Department of Africana and Latinx Studies at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for Adjunct Lecturer in Africana and Latinx Studies positions beginning Spring 2021. Applications will be kept on file in the Africana and Latinx Studies Department for consideration for two years. The initial appointment will be for one semester.

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor’s, master’s and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta’s main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college’s and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

The Africana and Latinx Studies Department offers a liberal arts focused learning experience for an increasingly diverse undergraduate student body. Founded in 1970, the Africana and Latinx Studies Department is one of a handful in the United States which integrates and maintains the intersections of Black and Latinx Studies. We remain steadfast in our concern for social justice, upon which the fields were founded. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit or
Duties include but not limited to: teaching introductory and possibly advanced courses in the Africana and Latinx Studies Department. Holding classes as scheduled, grading, and holding office hours and responding to student questions and concerns. Courses will be taught on-line for the Spring 2021 semester.

Required qualifications: minimum requirements MA or ABD in the area of African American and/or Latinx studies or related discipline; interest in African American and Latinx Studies from social science and/or humanities perspectives.

Preferred: previous teaching experience and experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copies of transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three professional references is required.

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