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Part-Time/Adjunct - Black Musical Traditions

Company: Louisiana State University
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:

Louisiana State University of Alexandria is a publicly supported institution that provides undergraduate level college education to the citizens of Central Louisiana. The university is a unit of the LSU System and operates under the auspices of the Louisiana Board of Regents. LSUA is located in Rapides Parish.

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Job Posting Title:

Part-Time/Adjunct - Black Musical Traditions

Position Type:

Faculty

Department:

LSUA ASA - Arts English and Humanities (Elizabeth Milton Beard (00007643))

Work Location:

LSU - Alexandria

Pay Grade:

Academic

Job Description:

Part-Time/Adjunct - Black Musical Traditions

Application Due: applications accepted until filled

Location: online

Pay: $1925 per 3-credit course for a Ph.D. or $1625 per 3-credit course for a Master's degree.

Hours: SPRING 2023 Semester (begin development of course)

Louisiana State University at Alexandria is looking for an adjunct instructor to develop in an online format and teach the following 3 credit course as part of our Africana Studies program:

AFST 3030 - Black Musical Traditions - A survey of Black African musical traditions, examining West & Central African musical ideas and tracing the spread & manifestation of these ideas in the variety of music of the Atlantic World.

Qualifications: A Masters or Ph.D degree in Music or Africana Studies or a related field plus teaching experience preferred

Responsibilities:

* Designing an appropriate online class in Moodle according to the catalog description
* Developing a class syllabus
* Develop a course map (an online course will help the adjunct learn how to do this)
* Ordering required textbooks before start of class
* Preparing lectures or teaching pdfs and student assignments
* Being available for student conferences
* Presenting instruction based on course description
* Submitting attendance reporting
* Evaluating student performance on assignments and exams in a timely manner
* Submitting midterm and final grades according to university regulations
* Providing student evaluation of the course
* Building positive rapport with students and faculty

Physical Requirements:

* Ability to instruct online in Moodle (an online course in how to use Moodle may be required)
* Availability for student conferences
* Ability to grade assignments and examinations

Application Instructions:

For initial screening, please attach a Resume/CV, a cover letter, and unofficial transcripts. You can also email to Dr. Holly Wilson, Chair of the Department of English and Humanities, hwilson@lsua.edu.

Qualifications: A Masters or Ph.D degree in Music or Africana Studies or a related field plus teaching experience preferred

About Louisiana State University at Alexandria

LSUA is a small liberal arts state-supported university located in Central Louisiana. It is home to more than 4600 undergraduate students representing 30 states and 27 countries. LSUA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. It is one of the nine member institutions of Louisiana State University System. As the only state-supported undergraduate university in Louisiana, LSUA's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of affordable undergraduate degrees in a robust academic environment that challenges students to excel.

EEO- LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Application Instructions:

For initial screening, please attach a Resume/CV, a cover letter, and unofficial transcripts. You can also email to Dr. Holly Wilson, Chair of the Department of English and Humanities, hwilson@lsua.edu.

Qualifications: A Masters or Ph.D degree in Music or Africana Studies or a related field plus teaching experience preferred

Posting Date:

November 29, 2022

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSUA offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSUA is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSUA believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSUA is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSUA's Diversity Statement. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hrm@lsua.edu).

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 318-473-6401 or emailed hrm@lsua.edu

Keywords: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge , Part-Time/Adjunct - Black Musical Traditions, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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