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Assistant Professor, International Studies - University of California Irvine

Job #JPF04275
School of Social Sciences - International Studies

Open date: September 22nd, 2017
See the official job description at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04275

The International Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine invites applications from outstanding scholars involved in critical interdisciplinary global research with substantive foci in political, sociocultural, historical, legal, geographical and economic issues to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position. All candidates with a research agenda that engages complex global issues and cuts across foci in creative ways will be considered. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline in the social sciences or humanities. Candidates should address explicitly how critical and global perspectives are deployed and/or local-global dimensions feature in their research. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research, publication, teaching and professional service.

The International Studies Program is planning to become a full department with a unique doctoral program. The candidate will be involved in building an innovative, interdisciplinary and diverse intellectual environment and developing curriculum around global theory, research, and pressing regional and transnational issues.

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of teaching, curriculum vitae, up to three publications and ensure three letters of reference are submitted by the deadline. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Applicants must apply online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/position/3196/applicants/new?utf8=%E2%9C%93.

These materials should be directed to Professor Eve Darian-Smith, Director, International Studies, University of California, Irvine CA 92697-5100.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the post is filled.

Preference may be given to those candidates who demonstrate a sustained commitment to advance equitable access to higher education, and who have performed public and university service that addresses the needs of underrepresented minority populations.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Irvine, CA

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. (http://www.uci.edu/diversity/).
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • 3-5 letters of reference required


  1. Create an ApplicantID https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/3196/account_and_contact
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information 

Assistant Professor of Religion - Bloomfield College

The Division of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Religion, to begin in August 2018. The Division is seeking a scholar of the religious traditions of the African Diaspora and/or Latin America and the Caribbean; those with an additional interest in the intersection of gender and religion will be viewed favorably. The demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of courses in world religion is also desirable.

Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in History of Religion or a related field; ABD considered. Teaching excellence is the first priority at Bloomfield College, so candidates should have teaching experience. As a federally recognized Minority Serving Institution, we also highly value experience teaching students of color and first-generation students.

All applicants must provide electronically (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly from the person writing the letter or a portfolio service) to  religion_search@bloomfield.edu . Applications must be submitted by 1 January 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Those selected for an interview will be asked to supply official graduate transcripts.

Bloomfield College, founded in 1868, is an independent, four-year institution with a diverse student body.  It is located 10 miles west of NYC in Essex County, NJ, and easily accessible by car or public transportation from New Jersey or New York City. Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor-Africana Studies (Interfolio ID: 28172)

The Department of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick seeks applicants for  a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. While we seek a broad range of  applicants, we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching examine  one or more of the following areas: 1) intersecting histories and engagements of the African  diaspora and other diasporas of color (e.g. Afro-Asian, Afro-Latino); 2) religion in the African  diaspora; and/or 3) performance studies and expressive and creative arts.

Africana Studies at Rutgers attracts a broad range of undergraduate students from diverse  backgrounds who find that the scholarly and methodological frameworks which undergird  Africana Studies can speak to a range of cultural, political and ethnic experiences. Successful  candidates will be prepared to teach in an interdisciplinary department with diverse analytical  and methodological approaches; will help the Department expand its current research profile  and curricular offerings; and will participate in the life of the department as a good departmental  citizen.

Required qualifications: PhD in hand at the time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in  scholarly research; and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Desired qualifications: ability to  teach one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Africana Studies, Introduction to  Africana Methodology, and/or Research Seminar in Africana Studies; and experience in  mentoring or advising of undergraduate students. Applications are accepted via the Interfolio  dossier system (ID: 28172). Applications should include: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3)  2 writing samples (no more than 40 pages each); and (4) 3 letters of recommendation. Review  of applications will begin October 31st and continue until position is filled. For questions, please  contact Melanye Price via email at mtprice@africana.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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