Colleges and Universities
Comparative Race and Identity of the Global African Diaspora
Michigan State University's Department of English, in conjunction with the Global Studies in Arts and Humanities
program, and the African American and African Studies crosscollege, interdisciplinary program in the College of
Arts and Letters invite applications for a tenuresystem, academic year Assistant Professor position in Comparative
Race and Identity of the Global African Diaspora. Research and teaching interests should be interdisciplinary with
either literary, cultural, media/digital studies and comparative or global approaches to the African Diaspora. Fields of
specialization include but are not restricted to the following topics: race and identity, postcolonial studies, boundary
crossings, global migrations, and/or transcultural/transnational movements.
The position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting #8566, and applications must be
uploaded by the candidate to MSU’s online job application site at
MSU's job-site. Review of applications will begin
November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Click here for more information
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
African American History: The Department of History at Purdue University invites applications for a
tenure-track position as assistant professor of African American history with a specialization in the
history of women and gender. The Ph.D. in History is required by the time of appointment. The
successful candidate will have a strong and demonstrable research agenda. The ability to teach an
introductory course in African American women's history is required. The successful candidate also will
develop undergraduate and graduate courses and participate in the graduate program. Publications and
teaching experience are expected. The initial review of applications will begin on November 18, 2013,
and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the annual meeting of
the American Historical Association in Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2014. To apply submit a letter of
application, C.V., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation as well as evidence of scholarly
achievement and teaching experience by clicking here. A background check will be required
for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative
Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications
for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of History beginning Fall 2014.
The department seeks a candidate who can teach introductory nineteenth and twentieth century United States
history survey courses. In addition candidates may teach topical or thematic courses such as Civil
War/Reconstruction, U.S. West, African-American History or African Diaspora, American Indian/Native
American History, Northwest or Portland history, Built Environment, and Environmental history. Ph.D.
required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent
teaching and research at an undergraduate institution is essential. Usual load is five courses per
academic year and may include regular participation in the College’s general education program. The
College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and
affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See Diversity - Lewis & Clark)
A complete application must include (1) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching
philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and
campus diversity, teaching experience, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of
teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of
recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Chair, Maureen
Healy and must be submitted via following this link. Click “Apply” to create your free account.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 1st. Lewis & Clark
College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College will conduct background
checks on the finalists for the position.