August 27, 2014
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Assistant/Associate Professor (Health/Migration)



The Africana Studies and Religious Studies programs at Texas A&M University invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the assistant, associate or full professor rank, to begin September 1, 2015. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Africana Studies or a closely related field is essential and must be complete by August 1, 2015. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching and research credentials in one or more of the following areas: Religions of Africa, Religions of the Caribbean, African Religions in North America, Indigenous African Religions and/or Religions of the African Diaspora. Multiple theoretical perspectives are welcome. Teaching and research in Women's and Gender Studies or Womanist Theology desirable. Standard 2/2 teaching load includes Introduction to Africana Studies, World Religions, and specialized courses. Service to the Interdisciplinary Programs in Religious Studies and Africana Studies and research publication expected.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank will have a Ph.D. and an established program of research that clearly demonstrates potential for sustained, nationally prominent scholarship. Applicants at the Associate rank will have a Ph.D. and a record of nationally prominent scholarship. Appointment at the rank of Full Professor may be possible for applicants with a Ph.D. and an exceptional record of nationally and internationally prominent research. Applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must demonstrate a record meriting tenure at a research university that has a Carnegie classification of RU/VH and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).

Submit letter of application, a statement of research agenda and goals in an academic institution, c.v., and a list of references to Dr. Donnalee Dox, Chair AFST/RELS Search Committee, Religious Studies Program, MS 4346, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843 or electronically to Review of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until an appointment is made. Texas A&M University is committed to a diverse educational environment. Applications from women and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records state.

Assistant/Associate Professor (Health/Migration)

The Department of Sociology and the Department of Africana Studies at Binghamton University jointly seek applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor to begin August 2015, in the field of health and working on the migration by peoples of Africa and African descent, broadly understood. Both departments have long been distinguished by their transnational and trandisciplinary work; further information may be found at and .  


This is an affiliated position for the University's Sustainable Communities Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAE). The successful candidate will contribute to the development of this TAE as an area of research and teaching. The search committee will include members of the Sustainable TAE steering committee as well as from the Departments of Sociology and Africana. For more information on the TAE go to The successful candidate will have a tenure berth in Sociology and a joint title with Africana at the assistant level or, if the successful candidate is tenured, a joint position.


It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.


Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically to : a cover letter, 3 letters of reference, a CV, a research statement, and one writing sample.  Review of applications will begin October 14, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

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