University of Pittsburgh, History
Assistant Professor/African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
African History. The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenure-stream assistant professor in African History beginning fall 2014, pending budgetary approval. Ph.D. should be completed by September 1, 2014. We invite applications from candidates working on any region, theme, or time period in African History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach African History surveys, specialized undergraduate courses including writing seminars, and graduate courses. We ask applicants to demonstrate how their research and teaching will contribute to one or more of the History Department graduate program's thematic fields: Atlantic History, Power and Inequality, Texts and Contexts, and World History (http://www.history.pitt.edu/graduate/transnational-thematic-history.php). African History at Pitt contributes to the departmental strengths in Atlantic History and World History, and collaborates with the University Center for International Studies, including its program in African Studies. Send letter of application, full CV, a single well-selected journal article or book or dissertation chapter, and three letters of recommendation to Patrick Manning, Africa History Search Committee, Department of History, 3702 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2013. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
Patrick Manning, Africa History Search Committee, Department of History, 3702 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies