Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Africology & African American Studies - Temple University

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 tenure-track assistant professor who will teach in the area of African American social, historical, or economic experiences between June 19, 1865 to the 21st century. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in a relevant discipline. Teaching responsibilities will be in the undergraduate and graduate programs with emphasis on critiques of social, cultural, and economic domination and the importance of social advocacy as related to the promises of a more equitable society.

     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.

     The applicant should demonstrate an interest in creating a research agenda consistent with working in a highly-ranked and competitive department. A terminal degree is required at time of appointment in a relevant field. Salary is negotiable. 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.

Application Instructions
     Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, writing sample, and letters from three academic referees. Deadline for application is March 20, 2021. 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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