Tufts University, History
Assistant Professor of Sub-Saharan Africa
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of History at Tufts University seeks a tenure-track historian of Sub-Saharan Africa, at the rank of assistant professor. Specialists in all time periods and subfields are welcome to apply. Candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester, including surveys of pre-modern and modern periods, in addition to specialized courses. This position offers the opportunity of engagement with the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, the International Relations Program, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. The appointment commences September 1, 2021.
A PhD in History at time of hire and evidence of strong scholarly accomplishment or potential required; strong teaching experience preferred.
Applications should include a letter of application that includes evidence of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence, a CV, a writing sample, and three letters of reference which should be directly uploaded to Interfolio by recommenders. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/80612. Application letters should be addressed to Dr. James Rice, Search Committee Chair. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please direct questions to Annette Lazzara, Department Administrator, at Annette.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins December 15, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.
The Department of History embraces the university’s commitment to anti-racism.
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non- discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at email@example.com. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.
Application letters should be addressed to Dr. James Rice, Search Committee Chair on Interfolio.
If you should have any questions please reach out to Annette Lazzara, Department Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies