University of Wisconsin-Madison, Afro-American Studies
Assistant Professor of African American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The Afro-American Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin Madison invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor appointment in African American Studies, with an emphasis on Art History and/or Visual Culture. This appointment will begin August 25, 2014. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by date of hire. Research and teaching interests may include, but are not limited to, diaspora history, gender and women’s history, popular culture, slavery, and black political and social movements. The successful candidate is expected to teach the survey course in African American Art History, contribute to both the graduate and undergraduate programs in the department, produce scholarship commensurate with the expectations of a research university, and perform university service as appropriate.
Applicants should send a cover letter describing research, teaching experience and teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, official graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. If the writing sample is a part of a book manuscript or dissertation, please include a description of the larger project. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 18, 2013. Materials should be sent to Professor Craig Werner, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 4141 Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park St. Madison, WI, 53706.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. A background check will be required prior to employment. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Professor Craig Werner, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 4141 Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park St. Madison, WI, 53706.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Art and Art History
Ethnic History / Studies