Colleges and Universities
Comparative Race and Identity of the Global African Diaspora
Michigan State University's Department of English, in conjunction with the Global Studies in Arts and Humanities
program, and the African American and African Studies crosscollege, interdisciplinary program in the College of
Arts and Letters invite applications for a tenuresystem, academic year Assistant Professor position in Comparative
Race and Identity of the Global African Diaspora. Research and teaching interests should be interdisciplinary with
either literary, cultural, media/digital studies and comparative or global approaches to the African Diaspora. Fields of
specialization include but are not restricted to the following topics: race and identity, postcolonial studies, boundary
crossings, global migrations, and/or transcultural/transnational movements.
The position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting #8566, and applications must be
uploaded by the candidate to MSU’s online job application site at
MSU's job-site. Review of applications will begin
November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
African American History: The Department of History at Purdue University invites applications for a
tenure-track position as assistant professor of African American history with a specialization in the
history of women and gender. The Ph.D. in History is required by the time of appointment. The
successful candidate will have a strong and demonstrable research agenda. The ability to teach an
introductory course in African American women's history is required. The successful candidate also will
develop undergraduate and graduate courses and participate in the graduate program. Publications and
teaching experience are expected. The initial review of applications will begin on November 18, 2013,
and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the annual meeting of
the American Historical Association in Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2014. To apply submit a letter of
application, C.V., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation as well as evidence of scholarly
achievement and teaching experience by clicking here. A background check will be required
for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative
Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications
for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of History beginning Fall 2014.
The department seeks a candidate who can teach introductory nineteenth and twentieth century United States
history survey courses. In addition candidates may teach topical or thematic courses such as Civil
War/Reconstruction, U.S. West, African-American History or African Diaspora, American Indian/Native
American History, Northwest or Portland history, Built Environment, and Environmental history. Ph.D.
required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent
teaching and research at an undergraduate institution is essential. Usual load is five courses per
academic year and may include regular participation in the College’s general education program. The
College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and
affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See Diversity - Lewis & Clark)
A complete application must include (1) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching
philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and
campus diversity, teaching experience, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of
teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of
recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Chair, Maureen
Healy and must be submitted via following this link. Click “Apply” to create your free account.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 1st. Lewis & Clark
College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College will conduct background
checks on the finalists for the position.
ENDOWED CHAIR IN THE STUDY OF NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION AND CIVIL RESISTANCE
The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications and nominations for a visionary scholar
of distinction to serve as the inaugural holder of the Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct
Action and Civil Resistance, a new faculty position focused on the scientific study of nonviolent
direct action and civil resistance.
The chairholder will provide national/international leadership to the study of this critical topic.
The chairholder may be from any discipline, but her/his research methodology must be scientific and
focused on large-scale social phenomena.
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a Ph.D. and a proven record as a scholar of the scientific study of peace, non-violent direct action, and civil resistance as well as exceptional promise to serve as a national/international leader in advancing this study at UMass Amherst and beyond are required; a proven record of inclusive and multi-cultural skills in teaching, research, and/or service is strongly preferred.
Rank and Salary:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Nominations and Applications:
Review of applications will begin on September 17, 2013 but the committee
will continue to accept applications until the position has been filled. Applications comprising a cover
letter expressing interest and describing research program, a vitae and a list of at least three references
should be sent to Kelly Smiaroski by email or through post:
Office of the Provost,
373 Whitmore Administration Building,
University of Massachusetts,
181 President’s Avenue,
Amherst, MA 01003-9313.
(Electronic submissions strongly preferred)
A Unique Professional Development Experience
Share your expertise at the annual AP® Reading, meet colleagues, exchange ideas and discover new teaching approaches.
For over 50 years, AP has partnered with faculty at colleges and universities to prepare students for success in higher education. By participating in the AP Reading, college and university faculty help ensure that AP Exams continue to measure a student's ability to master college-level work. Join more than 11,000 college faculty and experienced AP teachers who convene annually to score free-response questions from students around the world. The College Board is seeking experts in:
- World History
- European History
- United States History
- Human Geography
AP Readers receive an honorarium for their work. Travel expenses, lodging and meals are also covered.
Apply now at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.org/apreader
(Currently approved AP Readers do not need to re-apply.)
"The AP Reading is the single best professional development experience I have. I personally value the experience because it helps me refine my pedagogical skills and strategies and because it's a communal, morale-boosting experience."
- Mary Trachsel
Associate Professor, Department of Rhetoric, University of Iowa
Full-time Lecturer, U.S. History
College of Liberal Arts
The Department of History at Towson University invites applications for a full-time lecturer in U.S. history, with a 4/4 teaching load. The position is renewable annually for a period up to three years. The candidate will be required to teach lower-level sections of the U.S. survey 1865 to the present. When scheduling permits, lecturers may teach an upper-level course in the area of their research specialty.
ABDs may apply, but Ph.D. in history is required when position commences in August 2013. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarly potential. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and active participation in service to the department, college, and university.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Interested applicants must submit electronic applications by January 15, 2013. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official graduate-school transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and a scholarly writing sample (article or dissertation chapter). Additionally, application portfolios should include sample teaching materials such as syllabi (actual or prospective) and student teaching evaluations. Send all materials and additional correspondence electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, with a specialization in Heritage Studies. We seek a candidate whose research includes community-based history projects as well as initiatives in such areas as oral and public history and historic preservation. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate courses in oral and public history as well as introductory and advanced level courses in area of specialization.
The Department is especially interested in applicants with experience working with (im)migrant, indigenous, or African diasporic communities but welcomes applications from other scholar-practitioners who concentrate on the study of heritage. PhD required. The PhD may be in History or related field.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date September 1, 2013.
Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research interests and qualifications, C.V., sample syllabi, a short writing sample and three reference letters by November 30, 2012. Electronic applications preferred; please email materials to: email@example.com. Letters of reference and complete applications can also be submitted by postal mail to Prof. David Glassberg, Chair, Heritage Studies Search Committee, Department of History, Herter Hall 616, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312.
The University of Massachusetts 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
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department is committed to developing a
more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of
minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of South Florida welcomes applications for the position of Instructor beginning in August 2013. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in any of the Social Sciences or Humanities with prior college teaching experience, though a Ph.D. is preferred and ABDs will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach various courses relating to the discipline of Africana Studies, especially the "Introduction to the Black Experience" course, which is part of the USF General Education program. Scholars who can teach additional courses relating to current issues of race, racism and/or human rights within the United States and/or the broader African Diaspora are especially encouraged to apply.
Please upload (1) letter of interest, (2) vitae, (3) writing sample, and (4) teaching portfolio, which should include a statement on teaching philosophy and may contain previous course syllabi and/or evaluations to https://employment.usf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/
Welcome_css.jsp Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Dr. Edward Kissi, Department of Africana Studies, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, FAO 270, Tampa, FL 33620. Application deadline is January 7, 2013. For more information visit http://africanastudies.usf.edu. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Irina Ramirez-Fuentes at (813) 974-4177 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least five working days prior to need.
-Master's degree in any of the disciplines in the Social Sciences or Humanities
-Prior college teaching experience
-Ph.D. in any of the disciplines in the Social Sciences or Humanities * Online teaching experience
-Ability to teach courses relating to current issues of race, racism and/or human rights within the United States and/or the broader African Diaspora
Director of Public History
The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a director of the Public History concentration within the M.A. program in History to begin August 2013. We intend to appoint a faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in history or related field. Required qualifications include a record of research, publication and teaching experience appropriate to rank, expertise in digital history, and public history work experience. Research and teaching specialty is open. Because the College and department strive to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues, we encourage applications from those who can help us achieve this goal.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to redesign the Public History program to include a digital history focus since this is one of four positions being recruited by the College this year requiring expertise in the digital humanities. Within a 2-1 teaching load, the successful candidate will teach core courses in the program in public history as well as undergraduate courses in their specialty. Additional responsibilities include recruitment, identifying internships, advising students, collaborating with community organizations and, as far as feasible, pursuing external sources of funding.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university, located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 26,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, physical sciences, and military sciences, as well as eight research centers and institutes and 13 interdisciplinary programs.
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and samples from a digital portfolio. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Professor John David Smith, Chair, Public History Search Committee, Department of History, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223. Informal inquiries can be directed to Professor Karen Cox at email@example.com
UNC Charlotte is a doctoral-extensive urban university committed to excellence in research and teaching, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and an ADVANCE institution.