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Tenure Track Assistant Professor, African American and African Diaspora Studies

UNC Greensboro
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 13, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tenure Track Assistant Professor
African American and African Diaspora Studies
Position #724
UNC Greensboro

The Program in African American and African Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor with a start date of August 1, 2021. We welcome applicants who conduct research in any area of African American and African Diasporic studies; preference will be given to candidates with a PhD or equivalent terminal degree with expertise in African American and/or African Diaspora Studies and related fields. Teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence as a scholar-teacher, and publication of scholarly research is desirable. Candidate must hold or anticipate PhD or equivalent terminal degree by start date of August 1, 2021. Position is available August 2021 pending final budgetary approval.

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), with an undergraduate student body in 2020 consisting of 47% ethnic and minority students, and we seek an appropriately diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG and AADS foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. Consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, UNCG is an employer strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

UNCG participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Applicants should submit all materials electronically. To apply, visit click on “Faculty” and apply to position #724. Applicants should provide a cover letter, c.v., scholarly writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin December 11, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate scheduling Zoom interviews in January and virtual campus visits by mid-February. More information can be obtained from Dr. Noelle Morrissette, Program Director, African American and African Diaspora Studies ( Applicants are encouraged to visit our webpage for more information about the program:


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