Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of African and African American Studies
Position Description: The Department of African and African
American Studies seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in
Afro-Latin American Studies. Scholars working on the study of
people of African ancestry and on processes of racial
stratification in Latin America, regardless of period, region, or
discipline, are encouraged to apply. The appointment is expected to
begin on July 1, 2023. The tenure-track professor will be
responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree required by the time the
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to
teaching, research, and advising is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through
the ARIeS portal https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11354
Applications must be submitted no later than September 30, 2022
(with all reference letters submitted by October 17, 2022).
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 advisor.
7. 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unpublished material as is relevant.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: Sidney Chalhoub, Chair of Search Committee,
Department of African and African American Studies, Faculty of Arts
and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org