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Dean of the College of Humanities

California State University, Northridge
Department: College of Humanities

California State University, Northridge seeks candidates for Dean of the College of Humanities. Required qualifications include: terminal degree from an accredited institution and qualifications for a faculty appointment at the rank of professor within one of the departments of the college; a strong record of scholarly/creative and professional accomplishment; demonstrated excellence in university teaching; at least three years of progressive administrative executive management or organizational administrative leadership at the level of chair or equivalent, ideally in higher education, including resource management, fundraising and academic personnel decision making; proven ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, university administrators, alumni and community leaders. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated commitment to the distinctiveness of programs and departments within the college; ability to function in a collective bargaining environment; and also must possess the ability to promote interprofessional relationships across individuals from various departments, disciplines and professional areas; and the ability to articulate a clear strategic vision, as is a record of effective and innovative leadership in advancement, grants and contracts; must have a demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership in responding to the increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting equity, access and inclusion in a higher education context.

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Application Deadline: March 23, 2020

Do not post after: March 13, 2020

Associate or Full Professor of African American Studies

Chicago State University
Department: Geography, Sociology, History and African American Studies

Chicago State University is in search of an associate professor of African American Studies to begin August 2020. We seek scholars whose research falls in one or more of the related sub-fields, such as, but not limited to, inner-city studies, Black feminism/womanism, gender and sexuality studies, film studies, visual culture, radical social movements, and black expressive culture.

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Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

Do not post after: April 2, 2020

Visiting Lecturer of Political Science and Black Studies

Birmingham-Southern College
Department: Political Science

Birmingham-Southern College seeks candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses for a Visiting Lecturer of Political Science and Black Studies position beginning August 2020. Candidates should hold a doctorate in Political Science or expect to complete their degree by August 2020. The College seeks exceptional individuals committed to the liberal arts, with a proven record of teaching excellence. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a broad range of political theory courses, including Introduction to Political Theory, teach Introduction to International Relations, and/or Introduction to Comparative Politics, and contribute to the interdisciplinary Black Studies program by teaching existing courses or courses in the candidate’s expertise.

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Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

Do not post after: April 30, 2020

Faculty Specialist I – Lecturer

Western Michigan Universit
Department:  Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies

Western Michigan University seeks a Ph.D. or ABD in African American Studies or a related field (e.g. sociology, history, economics, psychology, environmental or criminal justice studies) with African American/African diaspora expertise for a Faculty Specialist I-Lecturer position.

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Application Deadline: March 15, 2020

Do not post after:  March 15, 2020

Postdoc, American Civil War Era

Virginia Tech
Department: History

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the History Department of Virginia Tech invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral associate position in the history of the American Civil War era that will begin in July 2020. The successful applicant will benefit from professional mentoring, the opportunity to gain experience planning and participating in academic and public outreach activities, and access to the extensive Civil War era holdings of Virginia Tech’s Special Collections. We welcome applications from those pursuing tenure-track positions and/or alt-ac career paths.

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Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

Do not post after: February 28, 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities for Candidates who Enhance the Diversity of the Academy

Consortium for Faculty Diversity

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in all disciplines for Scholar-in-Residence appointments at over 55 nationally ranked institutions. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or unconditional permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of the faculty at consortia colleges. Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that of Visiting Assistant Professors at their host institution.

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Application Deadline: March 5, 2020

Do not post after:  March 20, 2020

Academic Program Director

Prison University Project
Department: College Program

The Prison University Project is seeking an Academic Program Director Full time (1 FTE), salary and benefits Salary: $90,000-120,000 annually, depending on experience San Rafael, CA Prison University Project.  The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide an intellectually rigorous, inclusive Associate of Arts degree program and college preparatory program, free of charge, to people at San Quentin State Prison; to expand access to quality higher education for incarcerated people; and to foster the values of equity, civic engagement, independence of thought, and freedom of expression.

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Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Do not post after:  March 6, 2020

Associate Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department: Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence

The University of Wisconsin (UW) Oshkosh seeks a dynamic, visionary, and collaborative leader to serve as its Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Inclusive Excellence (IE) and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO). The successful candidate will have a proven record of leading equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts resulting in transformational change across a University setting. UW Oshkosh values diversity as a key to innovation, creativity, and progress. The AVC for IE and CDO will develop and implement equitable and inclusive strategies to advance UW Oshkosh’s commitment to inclusive excellence as outlined in its mission and strategic plan.

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Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

Do not post after:  February 21, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Religions

New College of Florida
Department: Division of Humanities

New College of Florida is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in African American Religions with emphasis on Christianity’s approved beginning August 2020. Ph.D. in Religion, African American Studies, or relevant field. Expertise in African American religions, Christianity, and the influence of African religious traditions on the Americas. Area of specialization and geographic focus open.

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Application Deadline: February 29, 2020

Do not post after:  March 31, 2020

Assistant Professor in the area of Ethnic/Racial Health Disparities

University of Connecticut
Department: Africana Studies Institute

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two Assistant Professor (tenure track) positions in the area of ethnic/racial health disparities, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. Successful candidates will be hired in one of three departments, with no more than one in any department: Anthropology, Sociology, or Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), as part of a college-wide cluster hire of three faculty in health disparities.

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Application Deadline: Preference will be given to applicants who apply by January 1, 2020; however, screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Adjunct Faculty for Caribbean History

Adelphi University
Department: African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Adelphi University’s African, Black and Caribbean Studies is hiring one adjunct faculty to teach one course, Caribbean History for immediate hire in the spring semester.  This course is a 200 level undergraduate course – no prerequisite.

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Application Deadline: Until filled


Adjunct Faculty for Black History

Adelphi University
Department: African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Adelphi University’s African, Black and Caribbean Studies is hiring one adjunct faculty to teach Black History in the United States, 1865 –present.  The course is a 200 level undergraduate course – no prerequisites.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

Lecturer

Wayne State University
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at Wayne State University invites applications for a full-time renewable Lecturer position beginning January 6, 2020. A Master’s degree in African American Studies or a related field is required. All candidates must have experience in teaching African American Studies. The Lecturer will teach a 3-2 load of courses during the academic year, joining a cohort of full-time and part-time teaching faculty. The Lecturer will also be a leader in the department’s programs related to academic success, recruitment, and community engagement.

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Application Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies

Eastern Michigan University
Department: Africology & African American Studies

The Department of Africology and African American Studies at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant professor of Africology and African American Studies who focuses upon social/ cultural and/or behavioral issues in the discipline. The department recently launched a Master of Arts in Africology and African American Studies. It also houses a Bachelor of Arts in Africology and African American Studies, and two certificate programs.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin after January 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Africana Studies Lecturer

Texas A&M University
Department: Africana Studies Program

The interdisciplinary program in Africana Studies, part of Interdisciplinary Critical Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, Non-Tenure, Lecturer position in the Africana Studies Program with a 9 month academic appointment beginning the Fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester (fall and spring), including two sections of Introduction to Africana Studies, which explores Africa’s foundational relationship to and connections with its diaspora in the USA, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and two additional courses in their specialty areas.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

Full-time Lecturer

University of Tennessee
Africana Studies

The Africana Studies Program (AFST) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (https://africana.utk.edu/ ) invites applications for a full-time lecturer to teach Introduction to African American Studies and/or Introduction to African Studies, to begin Spring 2020. Appointment will be full-time with the possibility of renewal based on performance.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled

Caarceral Studies/Critical Prison Studies/Africana Studies

The University of Oklahoma
Department: Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies

The Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies, housed in College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at the University of Oklahoma, is beginning a multi-year period of expansion and renewal. As part of the growth of this progressive unit, applications are being solicited for an outstanding faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in Carceral Studies/Critical Prison Studies. Area of specialization is open, however, the ideal candidate’s scholarship will be rooted in Africana Studies.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled

Assistant or Associate Professor of English & African American Studies

University of Iowa
Department: African American Studies

The Department of English and the Program in African American Studies at the University of Iowa invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in African American Literary and Cultural Studies, beginning fall semester 2020. We seek a dynamic scholar and teacher who works in any area of 19th, 20th, and 21st century African American literary and cultural studies.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled