Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Africology and African American Studies

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Africology and African American Studies seeks to hire a professor whose emphasis would be on contemporary Afrocentric critical cultural studies, Afrofuturism, decoloniality, postmodernism, economic justice, cultural assertion, and political movements, etc. Applicants should hold a terminal degree and have publications and experiences appropriate to rank.

     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.

     Applicant's research and experience should show dedication to advancing the discipline of Africology, a commitment to graduate teaching and advising, and a willingness to engage with other departments. The applicant should demonstrate an interest in creating a research agenda consistent with working in a highly-ranked and competitive department. This is a tenure-track position. This position is a part of Temple’s anti-racism initiative and the preferred person will have an interest in advancing anti-racism research. A terminal degree is required at time of appointment. Salary is negotiable.

     Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, writing sample, and letters from three academic referees. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

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.

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