ACADEMIC (9 months)
The Department of Afro-American Studies is seeking a colleague with
specialization in the area of Black Visual Culture.
This Assistant Professor position will be responsible for teaching
introductory survey courses and advanced courses; courses will
include introductory Black American art courses, courses on the
Black Arts Movement, and Black aesthetics. The selected person will
also conduct scholarly research and perform University and
community service as appropriate.
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PhD in Rhetoric or similar with a specialization in literary
studies and Black Visual Culture by the start of the
Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly
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UW- Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will
deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas
of current and future research promise, as well as faculty
candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances
our commitment to research excellence.
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A480800-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/AFRO-AM STUDIES/AFRO-AM
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 22, 2022
How to Apply:
Find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu , click on "" and submit the
following 4 documents: 1) a cover letter describing research,
teaching experience and teaching philosophy; 2) curriculum vitae;
3) official graduate transcript; and 4) a writing sample. If the
sample is part of a larger project (e.g. book, dissertation),
please include a description of the larger project. In addition,
you will be asked to provide contact information for three
references: they will each receive an electronic link through which
they can upload a signed letter of reference.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is 1/21/2022; however
the position will remain open and applications may be considered
until the position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Dr. Ethelene Whitmire, Chair
Dept. of Afro-American Studies
University of Wisconsin
4141 Helen C. White Hall
600 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706
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Applications Open: Dec 2 2021 Central Standard Time