African-American History. The History Department at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African-American History beginning September 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a two-course survey sequence in African-American history, as well as intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses related to their areas of specialization. Candidates should also be prepared to contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary Africana Studies program. The topical historical specialty of the candidate’s research within the African-American history field is open. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required.

Contact: Apply electronically at our portal:  After filling out a cover sheet, you will be prompted to upload a letter of application, resume, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (or a credentials file).  Review of applications will begin November 9.  Finalists will be interviewed at the AHA convention or via Skype.  Address your application letter (and any questions) to Professor Barton Myers (, Chair, African-American History Search Committee, Department of History, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450.  As an EOE, Washington and Lee University encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Primary Category: African American History / Studies
Secondary Categories: African History / Studies
Posting Date: 06/22/2018
Closing Date 11/09/2018