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 at Temple University seeks to hire an assistant or associate professor who will teach in the area of African civilization, historical interpretation, and African languages and culture. Professor is expected to teach and advise students at the MA and PHD levels in theory and methods in interconnections of African and African Diaspora cultures.

     Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (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.

Applicants at the associate level should have a strong publication record with a national and international reputation for excellence. The successful candidate will have a terminal degree at the time of appointment. The applicant should demonstrate a strong teaching background and an interest in following a research agenda consistent with working in a highly-ranked and competitive department. 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. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Deadline for application is March 20, 2021.

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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