Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Sub-Saharan African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Department of History at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Sub-Saharan Africa, with a preference for the modern period. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching, the promise of significant scholarship, and a commitment to service. The successful candidate will teach a 100-level survey of African history and a rotating sequence of undergraduate upper-division courses in her or his specialty. The standard teaching load is three courses per semester, with expectations for scholarship and service to the department and the university. Participation in Loyola's Global Studies and African and African American Studies programs is likely. Appointment will begin in August 2018. Ph.D. is expected by that date.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA annual meeting in January 2018. To apply, please visit https://careers.loyola.edu/ to submit a cover letter, teaching evaluations, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of graduate transcripts. Paper applications will not be accepted. Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Dr. Sara Scalenghe, Chair, African Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. All materials must be received by November 1, 2017. All applications are confidential.
Loyola University Maryland is a selective liberal arts university in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university is committed to intellectual excellence and social justice as it prepares students for a diverse and changing world. Recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States, Loyola has a beautiful historic Evergreen campus in Baltimore and Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls over 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and about 2,000 students in its graduate programs.
In recent years, Loyola has undergone dramatic growth and development, adding numerous academic programs and positions. Global Studies, which entails a number of history courses, has been among the largest growth areas. Loyola also currently offers study abroad programs or exchanges in twenty countries, including two in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Loyola is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and seeks applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies