College of William and Mary, History
Assistant History Professor in Sub-Saharan Africa before 1900
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
The Lyon G. Tyler Department of History at the College of William and Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Sub-Saharan Africa before 1900, with a strong preference for scholars of early modern West or West-Central Africa. The successful applicant will possess an excellent scholarly record and the ability to teach relevant survey, upper-level, and graduate courses. The ability to teach global history and engage with the Africana Studies program is also desirable. The teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong program of research and publication and to contribute to the Ph.D. program in Atlantic/American history and the M.A. program in comparative and transnational history.
Candidates must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and a chapter-length or article-length sample of recent scholarship. Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by us with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by October 15, 2012. Applications received after the review date may be considered if needed. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in history or a closely-related field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2013). Information on the faculty and degree programs in the Department of History may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/history/. The College is an EO/AA Employer. The College of William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.
Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History
College of William & Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies