September 29, 2014
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Stanford University Department of Management Science & Engineering Faculty Opening
Assistant Professor Race, Ethnicity and Law
Associate Professor English and Literature
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Africana Studies Assistant or Associate Professor: social justice, human rights and the law

Stanford University

Department of Management Science & Engineering Faculty Opening

 

We invite applications from individuals working at the frontiers of Management Science and Engineering, broadly defined, including candidates from engineering and the mathematical, medical, physical, and social sciences. We are particularly interested in scholars who can strengthen our portfolio in decision making, economic analysis, financial engineering, operations management, operations research, and policy. Appointments are to tenure-line junior faculty positions at the Assistant or untenured Associate Professor level. Please visit our website for more information about the MS&E Department at:  http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/.

 

An earned Ph.D., evidence of the ability to pursue a program of research, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching are required. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research.

 

Applications should include a resume, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Candidates should apply online at: http://soe-apps.stanford.edu/FacultyApplyMSaE 

 

Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2014. The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014. Interviews will begin before the end of the fall term. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early.

 

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.

 

Please direct any inquiries to msande-faculty-search@stanford.edu.

 

 



Assistant Professor

Race, Ethnicity and Law

 

The University of Louisville's Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 2015 whose area of focus is Race, Ethnicity and the Law. The successful candidate should be a strong scholar in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties of African-Americans and people of the African Diaspora. The candidate must have teaching and research interests that include structural racism and its impact on policies and practices that address disparities based on race and ethnicity as well as gender, sexual orientation and immigration status. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and supervise students' Masters and Doctoral research. We are seeking candidates who have completed the Ph.D. or J.D. Outstanding ABD candidates will also be considered.

 

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, research interests, and transcripts to Dr. Joy Carew, chair of the search committee by November 15, 2014. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap. All minority groups are encouraged to apply.




Associate Professor

English and Literature

 

The University of Louisville's Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar at the rank of Associate Professor for an Associate Professor position with tenure beginning July 2015 whose area of specialization is comparative literature with concentrations in African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latin, and African American literature in English. Knowledge of literature in other languages such as French and Spanish is an advantage. The successful candidate will focus on the intersection of diaspora, postcolonial, and eighteenth-century studies, and the transcultural intertextuality of African discourses in literature and other forms of popular culture.

 

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, research interests, and transcripts to Dr. Joy Carew, chair of the search committee by November 15, 2014. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap. All minority groups are encouraged to apply.

 



The University of North Carolina at Charlotte  

Department of Africana Studies  

Assistant or Associate Professor: social justice, human rights and the law

 

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking candidates for a tenure-ladder position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the area of social justice, human rights and the law. The appointment will begin in August 2015.

 

Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in social policy and the legal frameworks of race, human/civil rights, migration, labor, health, gender, and cultural identity in the US, or in comparative and transnational settings are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. degree in Africana Studies or any relevant field in the humanities or the social sciences. Relevant experience or credentials in legal studies is desirable but not required. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and service relevant to the rank they are applying for. The Associate Professor applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong trajectory for institutional leadership.

 

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate, general education, and graduate level courses. He/she will also have the opportunity to be affiliated with the Ph.D. in Public Policy program. The successful applicant is expected to maintain high-quality publication, seek external funding, and contribute to the governance of the department and the university. 

 

The Africana Studies Department at UNC Charlotte is an interdisciplinary academic unit focusing on the study of Africa and the global African Diaspora, including African American life. More information about the department can be found at http://africana.uncc.edu.The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in the state of North Carolina's largest metropolis. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 27,000 culturally diverse students.

 

Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position #6912) and must include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample of 30 pages or less.  Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223.  Inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Akin Ogundiran at ogundiran@uncc.edu or to the search committee at africana_studies@uncc.edu

 

The University of North Carolina UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution.

 


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