Faculty Fellow in the field of Africana Studies

Applications due: 1 March 2016

The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University invites applications for a Faculty Fellow position (non- tenure track) in the field of Africana Studies. This is a one-year teaching/postdoctoral position with a course load of 3 courses per year, and with possibility of renewal for up to three years. Candidate may hold a degree in any field, and must have completed the Ph.D. no earlier than August 2011. The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis houses undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Social and Cultural Analysis, Africana Studies, American Studies, Asian/Pacific/American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latino Studies, and Metropolitan Studies. Our chief priorities are an intellectually exciting research agenda, and teaching that engages interdisciplinary themes attractive to undergraduates. Scholars whose work is comparative, transnational, or that focuses on the Caribbean, Africa, black Atlantic or Pacific worlds are especially encouraged to apply. The appointment will begin on 1 September 2016, pending budgetary and administrative approval.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample, sample syllabus, and three letters of recommendation by 1 March 2016. To apply, see the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis website http://sca.as.nyu.edu. Instructions can be found under the homepage link “Employment Opportunities.”

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All application materials must be submitted electronically:


Above adapted from website announcement.