University of Kentucky, History
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor, History of Atlantic Slavery
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
~~The History Department and the Program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky invite applications for a tenure-track historian of Atlantic Slavery, with a tenure home in History, to begin August 16, 2017. Preferred fields include African American and Africana history pre-1865, slavery in the American South, the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and/or the African experience in the Americas, from the beginning of European colonization to the end of the American Civil War. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to enhance department and university strengths. A Ph.D. is required at time of employment.
The teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will be a committed teacher and researcher who can engage students in historical and interdisciplinary studies in introductory surveys and upper division undergraduate courses in both History and African American and Africana Studies, and in graduate seminars in History. The successful candidate will participate in building a new undergraduate major in African American and Africana Studies and will be expected to pursue external funding in the form of grants and fellowships. Salary, benefits, and support for research are competitive.
Applicants should apply online at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/128233. Applications must include the following: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) article-length writing sample, and 4) teaching statement (upload as Specific Request 1). Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and will continue until position is filled.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies