The Department of English at the University of California,
Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
in Global Black Studies. Under this broad rubric are included
Anglophone literatures of the Black Atlantic, sub-Saharan Africa,
the Americas (e.g. African American, Afro-Latinx, Caribbean, etc.),
and the African diaspora broadly conceived. We are particularly
interested in transnational or global approaches to any period or
region that seek to contextualize inquiry within broader historical
Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by June 30,
Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC
Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at
The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, dissertation abstract, writing sample (20-30 pages), a
teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a minimum of three
reference letters. Review of applications will begin December 1,
2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July
2020). Applications completed by November 30, 2019 will be granted
For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement
This statement should:
- Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date,
including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate
students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest.
This should also include mentorship that they have given to others
in the line of research or outreach activities.
- Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as
to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.
For more information, please contact Camille Laws, English
Department Personnel Analyst at email@example.com.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity
/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected
veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC
nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award
for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career
couples, supports work-life balance through an array of
family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening
participation in higher education.