Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty, Sub-Saharan African History

Jul 20, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of History at Stanford University is seeking applicants for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in sub-Saharan African history. All regions and all time periods will be considered. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and to participate in the Center for African Studies activities.

Application materials must be submitted on-line via AcademicJobsOnline.org. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9372 . Please submit a letter of application, a brief statement of research interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, one short (chapter- or article-length) writing sample, and descriptions of three African history courses. For full consideration, materials must be received by September 5, 2017. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. Ph.D. must be in hand by the appointment start date.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.