Assistant/Associate Professor, Race & Inequality in the U.S. and other countries of African Diaspora
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies seeks to appoint an assistant (tenure-track) or associate professor (tenured) in the area of race and inequality in the United States and other countries of the African Diaspora, beginning August 25, 2014. The position will be a split appointment with half a line in the Woodson Institute and the other half in a home department in the College of Arts & Sciences (Economics, History, Politics, or Sociology). Candidates with comparative, historical, or global approaches are encouraged to apply.
Fields of specialization include but are not restricted to the following:
political economy, labor market stratification, and wealth distribution; educational policy and academic outcomes; metropolitan inequality; public health; criminal justice and the carceral state; immigration policy and patterns; housing; social movements; and electoral politics.
Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants for the rank of associate with tenure must have a PhD and a strong record of research and publication.
Applicants at the assistant level should be on track to earn a PhD by May
2014 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.
To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0612760 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Please have reference letter writers email letters directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the position or the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Cheryll Lewis at the Woodson Institute, email@example.com. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The College of A&S and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
Cheryll Lewis at the Woodson Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Economic History / Studies