12 - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban Research I
University located in the heart of Detroit where students from all
backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep
rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity,
diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational
opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global
society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color,
and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative
action/equal opportunity employer.
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
The Department of African American Studies at Wayne State
University is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor.
Undergraduate teaching, research, and service.
Teach the department's introductory courses along with higher-level
Other duties as assigned.
A Ph.D. conferred in African American Studies or Ethnic Studies is
expected by the time of appointment.
The department strongly prefers candidates who have a clear and
compelling independent research agenda in the social sciences with
a primary focus on Africa and/or the Caribbean.
Faculty and Academic Staff
Duration of Posting
Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Is this position reposted?
None (New Posting)
Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered
employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal
history check, before starting to work. If you are offered
employment, the University will inform you if a background check is
Instructions for submitting your application:
Applications must include: 1. Cover letter; 2. Curriculum vitae; 3.
List of three references (names, titles, contact information); 4.
Research statement that outlines current and future research
agenda; and 4. Teaching statement including list of courses taught.
The committee will contact applicants before soliciting letters of
The Research Statement and Teaching Statements may be uploaded into
either the "Writing Sample" or "Publications" files. Attachments
may need to be reduced to meet the maximum file size limit.
Represented Position Message
Salary (Hire Max)
Is Position Bump Ineligible?
(Non-Academic, Represented positions only. Select 'No' for
Academic. Select N/A if Non-represented.)
**NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible
Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant
funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a
reduction of force.