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  • Position Announcement: Lecturer Pool The Department of African & African-American Studies (AAAS) at the University of Kansas seeks individuals qualified to teach part-time or full-time language courses (Amharic, Arabic, Haitian, Hausa, Kiswahili, Somali and Wolof) and non-language courses (Black Popular Music, Legal Issues and the African American). The lecturer pool is renewed each year. The Department accepts applications at any time, but normally makes appointments for the fall semester in May and June, and for the spring semester in November and December. Increases in enrollment, resignations, and emergencies may create openings that are filled just before classes begin (August and January). All appointments are contingent upon staffing needs. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. More info (PDF)

  • Lecturer, 1-4 courses/semester in language courses (Amharic, Arabic, Hausa, KiSwahili, Wolof) and non-language courses (Black Popular Music, Legal Issues and the African American). More info (PDF)

For more job listings please visit the main University of Kansas employment web site.

 


The University of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status.

 





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KU announces first Diversity Leadership Awards
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The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury.


Teresa Leslie-Canty, AAAS Lecturer and a Topeka High School teacher, nominated by her students in February, won a free Nissan Versa Tuesday night as the KSNT News and Capital City Nissan of Topeka “Teacher of the Year”. Teresa Leslie-Canty was previously the February “Teacher of the Month” after being nominated by 13 of her students.


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