Four faculty positions in Africana Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Tennessee, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee invites applications for four open-rank tenure-track positions from individuals whose research agendas encompass scholarship and creative activity related to the continent and/or peoples of Africa, the African diaspora, and/or the African-American experience. Individuals appointed to these positions will have a tenure home in one of the College’s 21 Departments or Schools (www.artsci.utk.edu) and will also be expected to make substantive contributions to the mission of the College’s Interdisciplinary Program in Africana Studies (web.utk.edu/~africana), including teaching undergraduate Africana Studies courses. We seek applicants who will be able to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity-related and intercultural aspects of the University’s educational mission.
Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and creative activity and a commitment to excellent teaching. Appropriate terminal degree required at the time of appointment. Appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with an individual’s level of experience.
The History Department in particular welcomes applications from scholars studying Africa (North, East, and West), the history of slavery, the African diaspora, and African American history.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2009. Positions will remain open until filled. Send electronic application, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a research prospectus, and a teaching statement to email@example.com. Letters of reference may be submitted under separate cover and should be sent to the same email address. Applications will be acknowledged.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Electronic Applications Only
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies