Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Position Type: Faculty

Position URL: apply.interfolio.com/84162

Open Date: February 16, 2021

Position Description

The Department of Africology and African American Studies seeks to hire an assistant or associate professor whose emphasis would be on one or more of the following: contemporary Afrocentric critical cultural studies, Afrofuturism, decoloniality, postmodernism, economic justice, cultural assertion, political movements, African civilization, historical interpretation, African languages and culture, African American social, historical, or economic experiences between June 19,1865 to the 21st century, African American women, African womanism, mass media, or the Black Family. 

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (R1-highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs, and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays, and its mission mirrors, both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.


Applicants should hold a PhD at the time of appointment and have publications and teaching experience appropriate to rank. Salary is negotiable.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees to http://apply.interfolio.com/84162. For information about the department, please see http://www.cla.temple.edu/africanamericanstudies/.  Deadline for application is March 20, 2021. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from African Americans, Puerto Ricans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, women, and other under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.