University of Pittsburgh, Department of Africana Studies
Associate or Professor-Afro-Latinx Studies and/or Black Migrants in the United States
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|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor with expertise in Afro-Latinx Studies and/or Black Migrants in the United States. Areas of specialization may include Community Development, Education, Sociolinguistics, Environmental Policy, Health and Health Care Policy, Labor and Income Inequality, Civil Rights and Law, Child and family, or Social Welfare Policy. We seek a colleague, pursuing research agendas aligned with our concentrations on Migration & Community Transformation, Race and Equity, and Culture and Creative Production. The incoming faculty member will also have the opportunity to serve as the faculty Director of the university-wide Center for Ethnic Studies Research (www.ucis.pitt.edu/cesr). Now in its third year, CESR’s mission is to advance innovative multidisciplinary and collaborative research addressing core communities central to ethnic studies from local, regional, comparative, and transnational perspectives. During the time of appointment as center director (typically 6 years), the teaching load will be reduced and additional compensation will be provided.
The online application must include a CV, a cover letter, a statement of research interests, a writing sample (book chapter or article), the names and contact information of three references (letters are not required with the initial application), and a teaching statement, which includes what you hope to accomplish as a teacher and mentor in the classroom and beyond as well as your vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Minimum qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Africana Studies or a related field.
We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2023. We will also be collecting- a statement of research interests, writing sample, names and contact information of three references, and a vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Please apply to the following website- https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=23006998&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies