FEATURED JOB: Assistant Professor of African History and the African Diaspora (Tenure-Track) - The Departments of History and Africana Studies, University of Northern Colorado

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Assistant Professor of African History and the African Diaspora (Tenure-Track) - The Departments of History and Africana Studies

University of Northern Colorado

The Departments of History and Africana Studies at the University of Northern Colorado invite applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in African History and the African Diaspora. PhD in History, Africana Studies, Black Studies or a closely related field required; ABD considered with degree in hand by time of hire.

This is a joint hire in History and Africana Studies with tenure residing in History. An active research agenda in African History and the African Diaspora is expected. The teaching load is 3-3. The position includes teaching introductory survey courses and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialty. Applicants should demonstrate ability or potential ability for excellence in teaching African History and the African Diaspora; the ability to teach African American History is desired but not required. Service includes advising undergraduate majors.

The Departments and University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in faculty teaching, research, and service. UNC, an emerging Hispanic serving institution, seeks a diverse faculty to reflect the cultural, economic, and racial diversity of our students and staff. In accordance with our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, people of color, and other marginalized and underrepresented groups.

To apply, complete the online application at https://careers.unco.edu/postings/4565 by submitting (1) a cover letter that highlights your current research, teaching experience and how you incorporate issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in research, teaching and service; (2) cv; (3) unofficial graduate transcripts; (4) two sample syllabi (for a survey and an upper-division course; please combine the two syllabi into one document to be uploaded); and (5) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin 15 November. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Joan Clinefelter, at joan.clinefelter@unco.edu.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639 or call 970-351-2718.



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Contact Info: 

Dr. Joan Clinefelter: joan.clinefelter@unco.edu.