Colleges and Universities

Assistant Professor
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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Posted: 10/30/13


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.

Posted: 09/09/13


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.

Posted: 09/06/13