Harvard University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of African and African American Studies
Cambridge, MA

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 levels.

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree required by the time the appointment begins.

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 practices)
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 Publications and as much of the dissertation and other unpublished material as is relevant.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: joeymfk@fas.harvard.edu

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