Boston, Suffolk County
Aug 08, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The African American Studies Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position, beginning July 2015, pending Provost approval. We seek a colleague suitable for joint appointment in any of the discipline(s) of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, or Social Work whose research and teaching focus on the African American experience, with particular emphasis on North America in the contemporary period.

Required Skills

Candidates with complementary interests in and appreciation for the international and comparative dimensions of African American life are especially encouraged to apply. Areas of specialization within disciplines are open. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD before September 1, 2015..

Applications should be include 1) a letter describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) three letters of reference, sent directly by your referees. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.