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- Teach undergraduate courses in Ethnic Studies on African American history and contemporary social, cultural, economic and political issues in African American communities in the continental United States and Hawai‘i; race theory; contemporary African diasporas in comparative perspective; popular culture, and other courses as needed.
- Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
- Develop and sustain community-based partnerships.
- Seek extramural funding.
- The successful candidate shall maintain an active program of research and scholarly publication that integrates innovative theoretical analyses with empirical work, and contribute to the Oceanic focus of the Ethnic Studies Department and the University’s excellence in Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific studies.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Earned PhD degree in ethnic studies, social sciences or humanities by July 31, 2017.
- Demonstrated ability to teach and conduct research on African American history and contemporary social, cultural, economic and political issues in African American communities.
- Evidence of excellent research and writing productivity; involvement in African American communities; and mentorship of undergraduate students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
- Ability to contribute to the Oceanic focus of the Ethnic Studies Department.
- Ability to work collaboratively with diverse faculty.
- Strong track record of university-level teaching, and publication related to African American history and contemporary issues, race theory, the African diaspora, and Black popular culture.
- Evidence of commitment to research and teaching on racialization and Blackness in Hawai‘i and the Pacific.
- Monisha Das Gupta; 808-956-2914; email@example.com
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