University of Illinois - Chicago, African American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. Areas of specialization are open, however we are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in the following fields: Afro-Latinx Studies, Popular Culture/Visual Culture, or The History of Slavery. Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2020. Degrees can be from interdisciplinary fields such as African American/Black Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Performance Studies, Communication Studies, etc. as well as disciplines including History, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science. UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University with 33,000 students in the heart of the city of Chicago. The department of African American Studies is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with an undergraduate major and minor and a newly established graduate concentration.
Please submit an on-line application with the names and email addresses of 3 references, a letter of application, current c.v., and a writing sample to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=125168. The deadline is January 6, 2020. Please contact Prof. Jane Rhodes, Department Head and Chair of the Search Committee, with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Professor Jane Rhodes, Department Head and Chair of the Search Committee: email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Race / Ethnic Studies