[6 Jul 2020] Most of these pages do not yet exist and/or need content. If you are going to create new pages or postings please follow the format of last year's pages. AFII (talk) 10:04, July 20, 2020 (UTC)
NB the European job market runs much later than that in North America, with a shorter hiring process; posts starting in Autumn 2020 may continue to be advertised into the summer & posted on the History 2019-20 job pages.
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- 1 African/Middle Eastern History 2020-21
- 2 Asian History 2020-21
- 3 European History 2020-21
- 4 History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 2020-21
- 5 Latin American History 2020-21
- 6 Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2020-21
- 7 North American History (inc. Canada) 2020-21
- 8 Open Field or Mixed Hire History Jobs 2020-21
- 9 Pacific History (inc. Australia & New Zealand) 2020-21
- 10 World/Global/Transnational History Jobs 2020-21
Pacific History (inc. Australia & New Zealand) 2020-21
African Diaspora History, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Howard University, Department of History
The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with research interests in the area of African Diaspora. Candidates with particular research interests in women are especially encouraged to apply. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous research agenda in their area of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in service activity. Evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented minority students is highly desired.
Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is classified as a Doctoral University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is a residential campus of approximately 10,000 students, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.
The Department of History currently consists of eleven faculty members, conducting research with specializations in United States, Africa, African Diaspora, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Public History. It offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees in History with concentrations in the United States, Africa, African Diaspora, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Public History.
- Earned doctorate in History from an accredited institution by the starting date
- Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor
- Effective communication and organizational skills
Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing:
Cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above
- Current curriculum vita
- Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests, and future plans
- Two-page statement of teaching experience and/or philosophy
- One copy of a recent publication or one dissertation chapter
- Names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee
Completed applications should be addressed to the co-chair of the search committee: Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo, and submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening will begin on September 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2021. Additional details and information can be found at https://history.howard.edu/
Howard University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.