The Academic Studies Department at Maine College of Art, located in Portland, Maine, invites applications for adjunct teaching in Post-Colonial Studies for Spring 2018. The candidate will be expected to teach a new upper-level undergraduate course dealing with the history and development of Post-Colonial Theory. The objective of the course is to provide students with an introduction to post-colonial theory, its concepts, problems, and debates. The course should address subaltern studies, the legacy of colonialism, human rights, migration, social justice and activism. In addition, the course syllabus should include readings from key figures in the development of global Post-Colonial studies. The successful applicant will have a graduate degree (PhD preferred) and experience teaching Critical Theory at the college level.
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until a hire is made. Application materials must be sent digitally in a single PDF, not to exceed a 25MB file size. Please email the document to email@example.com. Place <[FirstName LastName], Adjunct POST-COLONIAL> in the subject line. The PDF must include (1) a one-page letter of application, (2) a cv, (3) a draft syllabus for the course, including reading list, (4) all college transcripts, (5) teaching evaluations if available; and (6) contact information for five references.
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