University of Iowa, History
Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Modern African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Iowa, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877. The History Department and the African American Studies Program at The University of Iowa invite applications for a joint position in modern African American history at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must have a record of research and scholarship in post-1877 African American history, be prepared to teach the lower-division African American history survey as well as upper-division and graduate courses on critical themes in modern African American history, and be prepared to engage the programmatic missions of both units.
Candidate must have a Ph.D. in History, African American Studies, or closely related field, in hand by August 1. Applicants will submit an online application at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/, please refer to requisition #71516. Electronic attachments should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief teaching statement, a substantial sample of written work, ideally the dissertation, and the names/contact information of three references. Hard copies of letters of reference, or published book, should be sent directly to: African American History Search Committee, History Department - 280 Schaeffer Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1409.
Screening will begin October 1 but new applicants will be considered until an appointment is made.
The Department of History, the African American Studies Program, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Sheri S Sojka
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
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