Assistant Professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Location
Greensboro, NC
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 0900

Functional Title Assistant Professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America (Assistant Professor), to begin August 1, 2018.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or anticipated by 8/1/18) in Anthropology, History, Ethnomusicology, or related fields of study pertaining to the Black Atlantic with a focus on Afro-Latin America. Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.

Teaching responsibilities are three courses per semester. Offerings include undergraduate surveys with upper-level courses in the area of expertise. Demonstrated engaged teaching and the ability to contribute to the program's dynamic intellectual life and broader community is especially favored.

UNCG is located in Greensboro, a city of 275,000 in a metropolitan area of 1.6 million people. The city has six colleges and universities and is an attractive community with rich historical traditions, a temperate climate, and a full and active cultural program. UNCG is one most diverse institutions in the seventeen campus University of North Carolina system and has an enrollment of more than 19,000 students.

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) consists of 6 full-time and 8 affiliated faculty members and offers a B.A. in African American and African Diaspora Studies, including Disciplinary Honors. (See http://aads.uncg.edu for more information).



Minimum Qualifications

Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. (or anticipated by 8/1/18) in Anthropology, History, Ethnomusicology, or related fields of study pertaining to the Black Atlantic with a focus on Afro-Latin America. Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.



Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated engaged teaching and the ability to contribute to the program's dynamic intellectual life and broader community is especially favored.



Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

We will begin reviewing applications on October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. More information may be obtained from Dr. Cerise L. Glenn, Program Director of African American and African Diaspora Studies (email: clglenn@uncg.edu).

Applicants should submit all materials electronically (to apply, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on "Faculty" and apply to position #0900) including a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page detailed description of their research program, up to three representative publications, a 1-2 page statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, and names and e-mail addresses of three people to be contacted for letters of recommendation.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when a candidate is possibly being considered for an interview.



Recruitment Range Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Org #-Department African American and African Diaspora Studies - 12225

Job Open Date 09/18/2017

For Best Consideration Date 10/16/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample(s)
  6. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Other Documents


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • No Answer
    • UNCG Website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • National Association of Asian American Professionals
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
    • Personal Networking
    • Other




To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu

EOE AA/M/F/D/V

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