Xavier University, Department of History
Assistant Professor, African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.
The Department of History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African American history beginning in Fall 2022. All specializations will be considered. The successful applicant will teach introductory and upper-level courses, including seminars, in their area of expertise. Opportunities will also be available to collaborate with the Department of Race, Intersectionality, Gender, and Sociology (RIGS) and interdisciplinary minors in Africana Studies, Latin American Studies, Gender and Diversity Studies, and others. The successful applicant will teach a 3/3 load.
Xavier’s urban location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities, including at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. In recent years, students have worked with the Cincinnati Museum Center, the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, coloredconventions.org, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, the Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, and King Records.
The Department of History is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. We strongly encourage scholars from historically underrepresented groups and people of all faith backgrounds to apply. Xavier is an Equal Opportunity employer. The university is willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa.
Requirements and Application
A PhD in History or a closely related discipline, such as African American Studies, is required by time of appointment.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and official or unofficial transcripts to Xavier University’s website. Please send three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. For full consideration, all materials must be in by December 1, 2021. Zoom interviews will take place in January 2022. Questions may be sent to the Chair of the History Department, Dr. Amy Whipple at email@example.com.
Xavier University will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 3, 2022. Newly hired employees will be required to provide vaccination status upon on-boarding. Vaccine exemptions may be granted for medical or religious reasons.
Questions may be sent to the Chair of the History Department, Dr. Amy Whipple at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies