Pennsylvania State University, African American Studies
Assistant Professor of African American Studies/African American or Black Diaspora Studies
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The Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in its new Department of African American Studies. The position is to be filled at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants should have demonstrable teaching experience or potential and scholarly credentials commensurate with a tenure-stream appointment at a major research university. While we welcome applications from scholars across all the relevant areas of specialization and competence, we particularly encourage applications from scholars with doctorates in African American or Black Diaspora Studies, with research emphases in Black Feminist Thought and Theory and/or political economy, and with demonstrable expertise in the digital humanities. We also welcome applicants with degrees in humanistic disciplines including but not limited to cultural and social anthropology, comparative literature, sociology, philosophy, and cultural geography.
The salary/benefit package is competitive, and the position begins in fall 2013. Applications for the position must be submitted electronically to: www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/. The on-line application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching portfolio. Please arrange to have three confidential reference letters sent to Staci Kelly at email@example.com.If the application and letters of reference cannot be submitted electronically, they may be mailed to Search Committee Chair, AFAM Search Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, 133 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802. Applications received by November 15, 2012 will receive first priority, although all applications will be considered until the search is concluded. For additional information contact Staci Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
Staci Kelly at email@example.com