Drexel University, History and Politics
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, African Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of History & Politics at Drexel University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in African history, centered on any region or period, beginning Fall 2014. A transnational approach is desired, and relevant subfields include African diaspora, Atlantic history, and Afro-Caribbean history.
The present hire supports the process of building a transnational research focus in the department. The successful candidate will also direct the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, an interdisciplinary program of teaching and research that includes historical and social scientific studies; engagement with the health sciences and the arts; and commitments to student co-op and travel experiences.
The History & Politics Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to the Department’s current and future undergraduate and graduate curricula.
Located in Philadelphia, Drexel is a privately endowed university founded in 1891. With approximately 20,000 students, it has one of the largest undergraduate cooperative education programs in the nation. The University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission and a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11%). It is an opportunity to join an exceptional University; one achieving record growth and strongly committed to further enhancing its reputation in research and teaching. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.
Please apply online at: www.drexeljobs.com -- the Department of History and Politics is #3649, and this posting is requisition #5823. Candidates should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) the names and email addresses only of at least three references. Please do NOT submit reference letters at this time as such letters will be requested at a later date for short-listed applicants. Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered. The successful applicant must have completed all requirements for their PhD by August 15, 2014.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please address all queries via email to Scott Gabriel Knowles, Interim Head for History, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies