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Assistant Professor in African History

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor in African History

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:
Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant professor in History covering any geographic area in Africa and any time period to start August 2023. The successful candidate will teach African history survey classes (early and/or modern period), upper-division courses of choice, and will have the option to teach in the Africana Studies program. The teaching load is 3-3 with a clear expectation for scholarly production and service to the institution. The History Department and University offer support for scholarship starting the first year. Susquehanna University would also especially welcome applicants who could contribute to the Africana Studies Program. This position and the Africana Studies program reflect Susquehanna's long-term commitment to African history and global engagement.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) is required. Candidates who are ABD with expected completion by August 2023 will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
To apply, please submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, a statement on how the candidate will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation at Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. María L. O. Muñoz, Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 09/27/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: F00150

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