University of Missouri, Department of Black Studies
Open rank tenure-track professorship, African and Atlantic World History
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The Black Studies Department at the University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, Missouri, invites applications for an open rank tenure-track professorship in Continental African, Atlantic World, or Afro-Caribbean history, effective August 2014.
Responsibilities include an active research agenda leading to publications and 2/2 undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to offer core courses in the Black Studies curriculum along with advanced courses reflecting his/her areas of interest. Applicants who specialize in identity, culture, and/or politics and who may offer courses focusing on slavery, emancipation, religion, colonialism, and/or independence in Africa and the Diaspora with attention to intersectionality will receive preference.
Opportunities exist for interactions and collaboration with other MU departments and multidisciplinary programs, including Romance Languages and Literatures, Linguistics, English, History, International Studies, and Women and Gender Studies.
Requirements: earned Ph.D. in History (African and/or African Diaspora) or related cognate field by August 2014. Teaching experience and record of publication are highly desirable.
Please apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job ID 11567). Merge your CV with a cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include a research statement, teaching statement, and publications (up to 100 pages), if applicable, in the “attachments” portion of the online application system. Three reference letters are required and should be sent electronically to email@example.com. Hard copies of reference letters should be mailed to Dr. Michael Minta, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Black Studies, 313 Gentry Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013, and continue until position is filled.
Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Michael Minta, firstname.lastname@example.org, for any questions about the position. Contact Human Resource Services email@example.com for any questions about the application process.
The University of Missouri is an EO/AA/ADA employer and is committed to achieving diversity among its faculty. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Michael Minta, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Website:||http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic or blackstudies.missouri.edu|
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies