Faculty Full-Time
Assistant/Associate Professor African American Studies
20th Century African American History

The African American Studies Program at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 16, 2022. Specialization: 20th Century African American History. The new faculty member will play a central role in moving the current program in African American Studies towards departmental status. We are, therefore, seeking a candidate who has experience in curriculum and departmental development.

A Ph.D. in African American Studies is preferred; or a terminal degree in a related field. For this tenure-track position, we are particularly interested in candidates who combine rigorous and original scholarship, with community engagement. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. Applicants are encouraged to visit the unit’s website https://afam.clas.ufl.edu/to learn more about the African American Studies Program.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/82852 and must include:
a) Cover letter
b) Current curriculum vitae
c) Statement of research interests/plans
d) Statement of teaching interests/philosophy
e) Sample publication
f) The names and email addresses of 3 potential referees who can comment on quality of scholarship/teaching.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Akintunde Akinyemi, Chair, Steering Committee, at akinyemi@ufl.edu.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

Application deadline: December 31, 2021

Date posted: October 12, 2021