The Department of Africana Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Africana Studies position. The Department of Africana Studies (AFST) is an interdisciplinary program, and one of 22 departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Minor in Africana Studies (offered online), and undergraduate certificates in African Studies, Minority Health, and Global Health. The department currently has six full-time faculty, and eight affiliate faculty. It is closely allied with the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Judaic Studies, English, History, and other units. Please visit our website www.artsci.uc.edu/africana_studies to find out more about the Department of Africana Studies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must have a doctorate completed in the discipline or a related field by August 1, 2018. Areas of expertise are open but the ideal candidate should have expertise to teach Humanities and Social Science Africana Studies courses. A background in Africana Studies/Black Studies and experience in teaching on-line courses is highly desirable. Ideal qualifications include demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarship and grant procurement.
The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester and engage in scholarship, teaching, community outreach, and external grant writing. All applicants must apply via our online recruitment system at https://jobs.uc.edu (search requisition #23103).
We will begin reviewing applications November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Complete an 'Applicant Profile' and upload your CV/Resume. Officially apply to Requisition #23103 and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application, upload a statement of teaching philosophy and a one-page statement on their contribution or potential contribution to diversity and inclusion based on their teaching, research and/or mentoring. Finalists for the position will be asked to submit three letters of reference within ten days of notification.
The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution, committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The university has an active Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, and is in the process of forming an LGBTQ Faculty Association. It has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The university is located in a vibrant city with an active arts scene, national sports teams, and other opportunities for a satisfying work-life balance.
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