North Carolina State University, History
Assistant Professor of US/Comparative Slavery
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
Description: US/Comparative Slavery: The Department of History at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in U.S. Slavery/Comparative slavery in the Atlantic World. Successful candidates should have training in comparative slavery and a focus on the lives of the enslaved with an interest in teaching courses in these areas. Appointment begins in the fall of 2016.
Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD in History or a relevant field in the Humanities or Social Sciences, or ABD with confirmed plans to defend the dissertation within the next year. The successful candidate preferably will have experience as a teaching assistant or lecturer, a record of scholarship, including a history of, or potential for, publication in professional journals, and experience mentoring students at the college-level.
How to apply: NCSU now requires all applications to be initiated electronically. To apply, visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/59091 and click “Apply to this Job.” Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a chapter-length writing sample. Letters should be addressed to: Professor Owen Kalinga, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 8108, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8108. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2015, with the anticipation of interviewing at the AHA in Atlanta in January 2016.
AA/EOE Statement: Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are university goals. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through demonstrated excellence and/or participation in diversity matters. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. [Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.]
For questions about the position, please contact Professor Owen Kalinga: email@example.com
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies