University of Massachusetts - Amherst, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Assistant Professor, 20th Century African American History with specialty in African American Women
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position starting Fall 2014 at the Assistant level. We seek expertise in 20th century African American history with a specialty in African American women. To apply, submit cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, a writing sample, sample syllabi, and, if possible, evidence of teaching effectiveness at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=43248. Ph.D. in History, African American Studies, Women’s Studies or related field in hand by September 1, 2014 is required. Letters of reference also can be submitted by postal mail to Black Women History Search Committee, Department of Afro-American Studies, 329 New Africa House, 180 Infirmary Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014.
UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society. Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Black History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality