Assistant Professor, Africa and Atlantic World History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Africa and Atlantic World History: The History Department at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Africa and the Atlantic World to begin fall 2011. This position is contingent on funding. Candidates should demonstrate ability to teach courses both in African History and in the history of the African diaspora in the Atlantic World, especially what is now the United States of America. The position includes a commitment to teaching introductory-level global courses (Cultures and Ideas 1&2) of the Core curriculum in addition to more advanced courses in Core areas of Diversity (US) and Culture and Ideas 3 (African history). Candidates able to contribute to multidisciplinary majors and minors, including but not limited to Ethnic Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies, are particularly sought. Candidates should show evidence of ability to publish in peer-reviewed venues. A Ph.D. in History is required, but advanced ABDs may apply if the PhD will be completed by the contract start date. Located in the heart of northern California's Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a Catholic, Jesuit university committed to promoting social justice in a liberal arts educational setting. Applications must be received by 18 October 2010.
Please submit the following materials electronically (these must be pdf or Word files attached to your email; please do not include this information in the body of your email) to HistoryDepartment@scu.edu: Letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, and experience of working with people of diverse cultures and identities; and your curriculum vitae. Please also submit the following materials, either as file attachments to HistoryDepartment@scu.edu or as hard copies to Search Committee, History Department, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053: three letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts (placement dossier); a writing sample of no more than 30 pages; and evidence of teaching excellence (syllabi and evaluations). Selected applicants will be contacted for Skype interviews in late October, followed by on-campus interviews in late November. Santa Clara University is an AA/EOE employer. For full details about the position, please see http://www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm. Please direct all questions to Professor Robert Senkewicz, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies