University of Akron, History
Sub-Saharan African History, specialization open
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Akron invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Sub-Saharan African History, specialization open. Teaching responsibilities include courses in colonial and post-colonial African history (and possibly pre-colonial as well) and classes in field of specialty. The successful candidate will also contribute to the History Department's World Civilization program (teaching World Civ: Africa) and the Humanities program (teaching Humanities in the World, 1300-present), and will also be active in the university's Program in Pan-African Studies. Ph.D. in History or related field must be completed before the appointment start date. Must demonstrate (1) the ability to provide instructional excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses; (2) an active, strong, and compelling research agenda; (3) a commitment to department and university service; (4) a willingness to enhance the department's online/distance-learning course offerings. Ph.D. should be completed by June 15, 2013. Salary is commensurate with background and experience.
The Department of History at the University of Akron is a vibrant community of scholar-teachers, graduate students, and undergraduate majors. The department operates Master's and Ph.D. programs, and maintains a 4-million dollar endowment for scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students. Additional information about the department and its programs can be found at: http://www.uakron.edu/history/ and on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/UofAHistory . The University of Akron is a state-assisted metropolitan university in northeastern Ohio with approximately 29,000 students.
For complete details and to apply please visit:http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID# 7718.
Review of applications begins March 1, 2013 and will continue until filled. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies