Assistant Professor, Africana Studies
The Department of Africana Studies, Binghamton University, invites applications for a tenure-track, entry-level position in the history of East Africa or Southern Africa, with corresponding interests in the African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean or the Atlantic world. Appointment will become effective at the start of the academic year 2016-2017. Applicants should have a record of excellence in research and teaching.
Applicants must have: a Ph.D. relating to Africa and the African Diaspora, a strong commitment to teaching, and an active and innovative research program. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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.
Kindly submit the following materials electronically to https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com: (a) a cover letter, not to exceed two pages, stating your research and teaching interests, (b) a CV, (c) a single well-researched article, book chapter or dissertation chapter that is representative of your scholarship, (d) three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016. The search will remain open until the position is filled.