University of Kansas, African & African-American Studies
Assistant Professor, African Art and Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kansas, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Kansas invites applications for an Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure-track position in African art and culture, expected to begin as early as August 18, 2012. The area of specialization is open. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are conversant with the global reach of art originating in both Islamic and non-Islamic African cultures and have a professional knowledge of African art history and theory. The successful candidate will also be a member of our nationally recognized Kansas African Studies Center. The candidate selected must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge; and (4) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities. See www. provost.ku.edu/planning/themes/ for more information.
Apply on-line at https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position # 00002598 and upload cover letter, a list of three references, CV, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluation summary (or other document if available), and a writing sample, published or unpublished. In addition, candidates must arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent separately that evaluate the candidate's scholarly achievement and teaching. Send to: Beverly Mack, Search Committee Chair, University of Kansas, Department of African and African-American Studies, 1440 Jayhawk Boulevard, Rm 9, Bailey Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. (email@example.com). EO/AAE
Review of applications begins December 1, 2011 and continues as long as needed to identify a qualified pool of applicants.
Dr. Beverly Mack
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies