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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of History

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Posting Number: F001418 Academic Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of History Rank: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Director of Africana Studies Discipline Social Sciences Specialty: 18th or 19th century African American History Contract Type: Tenure Track, With Tenure, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 08/01/2019 - 05/31/2022 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2019 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University Department of History is seeking a professor of African American history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to serve as Director of its Africana Studies Program. Applicants from the ranks of advanced Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor are welcome.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD in African American history, American Studies, or a closely related field. Applicants should have a distinguished record of scholarship reflected in peer- reviewed publications and grants/fellowships and excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor's comments. Applicants must also have a distinguished record of scholarly publishing and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience Other Benefits: Other Information:

The Africana Studies Program at GW promotes an interdisciplinary, comparative course of study. Students in the program are introduced to methodology from core areas of the humanities and social sciences, such as history, sociology, literature and anthropology. Africana Studies offers undergraduate majors and minors and has affiliations with faculty from across GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete an online application and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded with the online application, emailed to [email protected] or physically mailed to African American History Search, George Washington University, Department of History, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on December 10th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent pending budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background check.

Department Link: https://history.columbian.gwu.edu/ Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/57056
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a PhD in African American history, American Studies, or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a distinguished record of scholarship reflected in peer- reviewed publications and grants/fellowships?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonstrate excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor's comments?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a distinguished record of scholarly publishing and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Course Evaluations or Summaries

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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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