The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a tenure-track position in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America (Assistant Professor), to begin August 1, 2018. The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) consists of (6) full-time and (8) affiliated faculty members and offers a B.A. in African American and African Diaspora Studies, including Disciplinary Honors. (See http://aads.uncg.edu for more information).
Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. (or anticipated by 8/1/18) in Anthropology, History, Ethnomusicology, or related fields of study pertaining to the Black Atlantic with a focus on Afro-Latin America, Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America. Teaching responsibilities are three courses per semester. Offerings include undergraduate surveys, with upper-level courses in the area of expertise. Demonstrated engaged teaching and the ability to contribute to the program's dynamic intellectual life and broader community is especially favored.
UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of approximately 28% African Americans/Black and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. UNCG and the AADS program foster an environment of collaboration across programs, department, and schools and supports community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We are an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity (http:web.uncg.edu/hrs/).
We will begin reviewing applications on October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. More information may be obtained from Dr. Cerise L. Glenn, Program Director of African American and African Diaspora Studies (email:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicants should submit all materials electronically (to apply, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on "Faculty" and apply to position #0900) including a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page detailed description of their research program, up to three representative publications, a 1-2 page statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, and names and e-mail addresses of three people to be contacted for letters of recommendations.
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About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a Doctoral/Research Intensive University. The 200 acre campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of 225,000. The Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point Metropolitan Statistical Area has a population of over 1,200,000. UNCG has an enrollment of 19,000 students, which is expected to grow to 25,000 in the next five years. The Univers...ity offers 100 undergraduate, 59 masters, and 14 doctoral programs. The Department of Anthropology offers a program leading to the B.A. degree based on the four-field approach. Students occasionally pursue graduate study through the MALS program.