University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Africana Studies Department
Associate or Full Professor level in the area of social justice, human rights, and the law.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking candidates for a tenure-ladder position at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of social justice, human rights, and the law. The appointment will begin in August 2014.
Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in the legal frameworks of race, civil rights, gender, and cultural identity in the US, or in comparative and transnational settings are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are required to hold Ph.D. degree in any relevant field in the humanities or the social sciences. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent record of advanced scholarship and teaching, as well as a strong trajectory for institutional leadership. Applicants must also demonstrate commitment to promote diversity and community engagement as a value in the department and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A Juris Doctor (JD) degree or comparable experience/credentials in legal studies is desirable but not required.
This position is one of two new positions in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences focusing on issues relating to social justice and human rights.
The University of North Carolina UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
Screening of applications will begin November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position #6912) and must include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223. Inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Akin Ogundiran at firstname.lastname@example.org or to the search committee at email@example.com .
|Website:||http://jobs.uncc.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Law and Legal History
Women, Gender, and Sexuality