Tenure-Track Position as Assistant Professor of African American History with a Specialization in the History of Women and Gender
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 to: http://bit.ly/17eHpEd. 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.
Associate or Full Professor Position in Both Sociology and African American Studies with a Tenure Home in Sociology
Purdue University, The Department of Sociology and African American Studies and Research Center invite applications for an Associate or Full Professor position beginning Fall 2014. The appointment will be in both Sociology and African American Studies with a tenure home in Sociology. We seek a sociologist whose primary research and teaching interests are focused on African Americans. Topical areas of particular interest include Family, Law and Society, Religion, Social Movements, and Social inequality, but we welcome applications from candidates whose research and teaching fall in other areas. A Ph.D. in sociology or related field is required. The candidate should have a vibrant research program and will be expected to provide teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Complete applications include:
(1) a letter of application describing research and teaching interests;
(2) curriculum vitae;
(3) one sample publication; and
(4); three letters of recommendation.
Electronic applications are required in the form of two PDFs, one consisting of documents 1-2 (ordered as specified above) and the other consisting of the sample publication. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommenders.
Address all materials including letters of recommendation to:
Joint Faculty Search Committee
Department of Sociology
700 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059.
Purdue offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The university is located in an affordable metropolitan area of 167,000 people, conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago, and is home to the Black Cultural Center www.purdue.edu/bcc and the Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion www.cla.purdue.edu/crdi. Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2013, but applications received after this date will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.
Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
For information about the Department of Sociology, see www.cla.purdue.edu/sociology and for the African American Studies and Research Center, see www.cla.purdue.edu/african-american.