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Tenure-Track Position in African-American Literature at the Rank of Assistant Professor - the English Department of Lafayette College

The English Department of Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track  position in African-American literature at the rank of assistant professor to begin on July  1, 2017. The successful candidate will be able to teach lower division courses in writing  and introductory literature, and upper division courses in African-American literature, in  addition to courses that fulfill the requirements of the Common Course of Study. We are  particularly interested in candidates with secondary strengths in American Modernism,  critical race theory, and/or literatures of the African diaspora. The teaching load is 2/2 in  the first year, 3/2 thereafter. Ph.D./ABD near completion required. The successful  candidate will be an excellent teacher and active scholar committed to the mission of a  liberal arts college. If your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service  might support Lafayette's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the  college's diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/), please  address this in your letter. Application materials (letter and C.V.) may be submitted at  https://apply.interfolio.com/37265. Questions may be directed to Professor Steven  Belletto, Search Committee Chair, <belletts@lafayette.edu>. The application deadline is  October 28, 2016; we plan to interview at the MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly  selective undergraduate institution with significant resources to support faculty members  in their teaching and scholarship. We are committed to creating a diverse community that  is inclusive, responsive, and supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and  staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and  maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and  inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and  encourages applications from women and minorities.




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Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities - Environmental Justice

The Environmental Studies department at Davidson College seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Environmental Humanities with an emphasis in Environmental Justice. We particularly welcome applicants with doctoral degrees in interdisciplinary Environmental Humanities. To complement our existing strengths in environmental literature, we also welcome applications from those who specialize in environmental justice with degrees in other humanistic disciplines such as American Studies, Art History, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy, and Religion.

Teaching load is four courses in the first year, and five thereafter. Courses include an interdisciplinary foundation course in Environmental Humanities, a first-year writing course, and courses in the applicant's areas of expertise at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. The successful candidate will also mentor undergraduate research projects.

We are looking for a committed teacher-scholar who will maintain an active research agenda; participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives; advise students in Environmental Studies; and contribute to all levels of the curriculum. Demonstrated or potential teaching excellence is essential. In addition to the interdisciplinary major in Environmental Studies, Davidson has interdisciplinary majors in Africana Studies, East Asian Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latin American Studies, as well as interdisciplinary minors in Communication Studies, Digital Studies, Film and Media Studies, Global Literary Theory, Health and Human Values, Middle East Studies, and South Asian Studies. Cross-listed courses and collaborations with one or more of these areas and with disciplinary departments are encouraged. The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD by  August 1, 2017 .

The application deadline is  October 10, 2016 . Please send a cover letter and CV. The cover letter should include information about teaching methods, experience, and interests; and information about the applicant's research agenda and interests. The CV should include any courses taught as well as the names and contact information of at least three references. Letters of reference and a writing sample may be requested later.
For questions about this position or additional information, please contact Professor Annie Merrill, chair of Environmental Studies, at  anmerrill@davidson.edu . For questions or assistance concerning the application process, please contact  employment@davidson.edu

Davidson College is strongly committed to achieving excellence in cultural diversity and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission. Consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, Davidson is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.




Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, African American Intellectual and Political History/Pan-Africanism/Global Diaspora - Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, Manhattan, NY

The Department of African and African American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of African-American Intellectual and Political History as well as Pan-Africanism and Global diasporic movements , beginning August 2017 at Fordham's  Lincoln Center Campus.  

The successful candidate for the position will be an interdisciplinary scholar of  African American History and African Diasporic politics and movements, who can offer courses rooted in these academic areas.

Preference will be given to those candidates whose research reflects a broad perspective on  African-American, Pan-African and Diaspora Intellectual and Political History.

We seek candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching and  a well-defined research agenda.   S/he will be expected to contribute to undergraduate curricular needs in African and African American Studies, International Studies as well as American Studies.

We invite candidates with an  ability to make a positive contribution to the department's climate fostering inclusiveness, diversity, and LGBTQ awareness.

Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.  

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline for applying is November 18th

Interested applicants must submit the following documents via Interfolio: cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation (attn.: Search Committee), and dissertation abstract.  




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