Assistant Professor in 20th Century African American History
- University of Florida
- Florida, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Oct 13, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Humanities, American Studies, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, History, Women's & Gender Studies
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The African American Studies Program at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure track position at the level of Assistant/Advanced Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2023. Specialization: 20th Century African American History. The new faculty member will play a central role in moving the current program in African American Studies towards departmental status. We are, therefore, seeking a candidate who has experience in curriculum and departmental development. The African American Studies Program seeks to hire faculty broadly engaged in research that is field-bridging, and which will add to our program’s intellectual diversity, as well as better reflect the interests of our undergraduate students.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to the African American Studies program’s mission and values. For this tenure-track position, we are particularly interested in candidates who combine rigorous and original scholarship, with community engagement.
The program strives to provide innovative, compelling, and strategic research and teaching to both academic audiences as well as the local and national community. Core strategic priorities include:
- Research that examines the African American experience in a transnational context from a broad base of disciplinary theories;
- Community-based outreach and learning; and
- Teaching and skills development that introduces students from all disciplinary areas to African American intellectual history, critical theory, and professional development.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.
A Ph.D. in History or a related field.
A Ph.D. in African American Studies is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. Applications must be must include:
Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Riche’ Barnes, Chair, Steering Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The selected candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
As articulated in the goals of the university, the college values faculty who embrace diversity and inclusion in research, teaching, and service. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women, and individuals from other under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
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