Assistant Professor, Black Circum-Caribbean History

Assistant Professor, Black Circum-Caribbean History
University of Texas, Austin

Application Review Begins: 15 October 2016

The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies with the Department of History invite applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor to start Fall 2017. We seek a scholar whose focus is on the Black Diaspora within the Circum-Caribbean region during the 19th and 20th centuries. We welcome applications from scholars of any nation or region in the Circum-Caribbean, with a preference for Spanish-speaking countries.  Candidates with an emphasis on studies of gender and/or slavery/post slavery are especially desirable. Successful candidates will be committed to developing innovative undergraduate and graduate courses and programs across both departments.

The selected candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by September 1, 2017 and demonstrate a successful publishing and research trajectory. Current Assistant Professors should have a solid record as an effective classroom teacher. Duties to include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, demonstrate evidence of successful research productivity, direct graduate research and exhibit a commitment to service to the departments, college, and university. Salary is competitive and is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Position funding is pending budgetary approval. Applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin October 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be conducted at the AHA in Denver.

Applicant Instructions:
We ask applicants to submit a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, 3 confidential letters of reference, and one representative scholarly publication or writing sample via:

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