West or Central African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
West or Central African History. The Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor position in the History of West or Central Africa, pre-colonial or colonial period, with a preference for pre-1900. All subfields invited to apply; department especially welcomes applicants working on Atlantic world exchanges. Position target start date is August 16, 2014. A PhD is required at the time of the appointment. Applicants at the assistant professor level must demonstrate a promising research agenda as well as a strong record of teaching. Applicants at the associate professor level must possess a strong record of publication and excellence in teaching; strong professional leadership is preferred. Salary competitive.
Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu.
Applicants for Assistant Professor must submit application letter, curriculum vitae, a representative sample of written scholarly work (article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter), teaching materials, and the email addresses for three professional references. Applicants who have recently completed their PhD since 2012 or who will complete their PhD during 2014 will have their references contacted directly after submission of the application.
Applicants for Associate Professor must submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. After a review of the research record, the search committee may then contact the applicant about soliciting letters of reference.
Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be submitted by the closing date of October 21, 2013; for Assistant Professor applicants- letters of reference must be received no later than October 28, 2013. For information about Illinois, visit our web page at www.history.illinois.edu. For questions about this search, contact Rhondda Chase at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies