The University of Texas at Austin, African and African Diaspora Studies
Tenured Social Science Faculty Position in African Diaspora Studies in the U.S.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Department is searching to hire a tenured social science faculty position in African Diaspora Studies in the United States at the Associate or Full rank. This position will have an affiliation with the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA), a partner unit in The University of Texas at Austin’s Black Studies suite. We seek candidates with a strong research agenda whose work focuses on key issues for reducing racial inequality in the United States. The start date for this position is September 1, 2020.
A candidate’s research should utilize a combination of strong conceptual foundations and rigorous empirical methods, including but not limited to quantitative and structural or critical race theories. A demonstrated ability to write and secure grants is required; the ability to write policy briefs is a plus. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate interest in and effectiveness at teaching one of the department’s introductory graduate courses, “Black Studies Theory” and “Black Studies Methods.” We welcome candidates with doctorates in any relevant field – including, among others, black studies, critical race studies, ethnic studies, economics, education, political science, psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, and geography – with research interests in public health, medical disparities, mass incarceration, the racial wealth gap, demography, urban development, urban studies, environmental justice, and/or geospatial analysis, among others. Demonstrated excellence in scholarship, teaching and a commitment to diversity and inclusion are essential.
Applicants should submit the following materials via https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/55571:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Two Writing Samples
- Contact Information for Three References
Inquiries and other communications may be directed to Jackson Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications received by December 1, 2019, will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled or closed.
The University of Texas at Austin is an equal employment opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate or tolerate harassment on any basis prohibited by applicable federal and/or state law including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Black History / Studies