Position Description: The Departments of History and African and
African American Studies seek to appoint a tenure-track professor
in 20th Century African American History. The appointment is
expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The tenure-track professor will
be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in History or
related discipline required by the time the appointment
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to
teaching and advising is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through
the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10507)
Applications must be submitted no later than September 24, 2021
(with all reference letters submitted by October 4, 2021).
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
4. Research statement
5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion,
and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future
contributions in these areas.
6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked
by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation
once the candidate's application has been submitted. Three letters
of recommendation are required, and the application is considered
complete only when at least three letters have been received. At
least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the
candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral
7. Please send any publications and as much of the dissertation and
other unpublished material as is relevant.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation,
pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information: Taylor Maurice, Faculty Coordinator,
Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard
University, Cambridge, MA 02138, email@example.com
*Applicants may submit letters already on file with Interfolio by
following these instructions: