Pomona College, History/Africana Studies
Tenure-track position in African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Pomona College invites applications for a tenure-track position in African history. The position will be at the assistant professor level and jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies. Time period and field of specialization are open. We seek scholars whose research is based in the field of African history from a comparative and global perspective, including connections with the Atlantic world or the Indian Ocean. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester, and include offering survey courses and specialized seminars in African history and making contributions to the Africana Studies curriculum. Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2016.
Applicants should send a dossier including: (a) letter of introduction; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) sample of writing representative of research interests; (d) three letters of recommendation; (e) academic transcripts; and (f) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing experience mentoring a diverse student body. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online at academicjobsonline.org. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 23.
Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body. We support equal access to higher education and value working in a diverse environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies