Columbia University, Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Assistant Professor in African Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for a position in African Studies at the rank of assistant professor.
We seek candidates in the humanities or humanistic social sciences who will contribute to the broader intellectual community and mission of our multi-regional, trans-disciplinary department. The successful candidate be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, including the Columbia College Core Curriculum. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research draws upon primary sources in African languages, as well as those who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Applicants should submit a c.v., cover letter, dissertation abstract, 20-25pp. writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample course syllabus. They should also arrange to have recommendations sent by three referees.
The department will begin reviewing applications on November 18, 2017 and will accept them until the position is filled.
For more information and to apply, please go to the website below:
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Jessica Rechtschaffer,Director of Academic Administration and Finance
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies