January 23, 2015

Department of African American Studies
Senior Faculty Appointment

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of African American Studies invites applications for a senior faculty appointment at the level of Full or advanced Associate Professor. Experienced candidates with a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in African American Studies, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Public Affairs, Philosophy, Theater, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields. We are particularly interested in candidates who are working transnational, including on Africa and diaspora and whose scholarship and engagements are interdisciplinary. Qualifications include an exceptional scholarly research and publication record, an outstanding teaching record, and experience with interdisciplinary instructional programs, which may include positions of leadership. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

An interdisciplinary instructional program in African American Studies was established at UCLA in 1974. The program achieved departmental status during the 2013-14 academic year. The department maintains both BA and MA degree programs, and offers a joint MA/JD program with the Law School. For additional information about the department, please go to: http://afam.ucla.edu/.

Applicants must apply online at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00778. The position will Rank and salary are commensurate upon qualifications and experience. The anticipated The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive the consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


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