Howard University, African Studies
Assistant Professor, African Studies
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Description: The Department of African Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University in Washington, DC invites applications for two tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor, effective Fall 2015. The department offers an interdisciplinary B.A. major and minor, and the M.A. and Ph.D. in African Studies. Areas of primary emphasis for these positions include culture and development, language policy, human rights, migration, South-South relations. The successful candidates will teach primarily at the undergraduate level, with the possibility of offering special courses devoted to their areas of specialization at the graduate level.
Qualifications: PhD in African Studies or a relevant field in the Humanities or Social Sciences in hand at the time of application. Candidates must have a strong record of teaching at the university level. A proven record of active and successful grantsmanship (writing, securing and managing external grants) and peer-reviewed publications is a plus.
How to apply: A complete application package should include a letter (2 pages max) of interest addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae, and the name and affiliation of three references. Letters of reference will be solicited later.
Applications should be submitted electronically via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/28280) by February 10, 2015 in order to receive full consideration.
Please direct questions to Dr. Robert Edgar, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
More information on the Department of African Studies can be found at:
http://www.coas.howard.edu/africanstudies/ (undergraduate) http://www.gs.howard.edu/gradprograms/african_studies/default.htm (graduate).
Howard University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation; in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.
Dr. Robert Edgar, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Website:||http://www.coas.howard.edu/africanstudies/ (undergraduate) http://www.gs.howard.edu/gradprograms/african_studies/default.htm (graduate).|