The History Department at Rice University seeks a historian of Africa at the rank of assistant professor. Open to all periods and subfields. Applicants must have received the Ph.D., or fulfilled the requirements for the Ph.D., by 1 November of the year employment commences, in History or a related field.
The successful candidate will conduct high-quality research, participate in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute service. A 2-2 course load is standard. Rice University is located in Houston, Texas.
The deadline for submitting applications is 15 October 2014. Applicants should send a letter of application, a sample article-length publication or dissertation chapter, and c.v., and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent, all to this address: African History Search Committee, Department of History MS-42, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892, USA. Electronic submissions welcome via firstname.lastname@example.org. Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.