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Assistant Professor - (Tenure Track) - African and Black Diaspora Studies (22-23)

Employer
DePaul University
Location
Illinois Medical District, Illinois
Closing date
Oct 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Area Studies, African Studies
Organization Type
Academic
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Assistant Professor - (Tenure Track) - African and Black Diaspora Studies (22-23) *Full-time Faculty Positions*

Full-time faculty positions will be posted on a per-opening basis. Postings are organized by college/school and department. Applicants will be evaluated at the college/school level for the position which they are submitting an application. Unless noted by a close date, positions will remain open until they are filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
*Part-time Faculty Positions*

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Posting Details*Job ID:* 76970
*Rank:* Assistant Professor *College/School:* Chicago, IL - College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
*Responsibilities:*.indent-list ul {list-style-position:inside;}The Department of African and Black Diaspora Studies at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 2022.
We seek applicants whose PhD and/or work fits into the humanistic social sciences, including (but not limited to) Black/African Diaspora Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Geography, and related areas of study. Ideally, candidates' record of teaching and research will demonstrate facility with interdisciplinary approaches to the historical and contemporary Black/African Diaspora.
Housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, African and Black Diaspora Studies is an undergraduate department offering courses based in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of histories, cultures, and socio-political systems of peoples of African descent.
DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university and the largest private university in Chicago, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. This vibrant, diverse, and urban university provides a comprehensive liberal arts education and emphasizes teaching, research, and service to the university and broader communities.
*Required Qualifications:* The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and actively participate in the development of the department, including recruiting and advising students. Candidates should have an active research agenda, and should be prepared to teach core courses and higher-level electives. The candidate will also have the opportunity to teach students in the Critical Ethnic Studies M.A. Program and through the University's Liberal Studies Program.
DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.
PhD in hand by the application deadline is strongly preferred.
*Special Instructions to Applicants:* For full consideration, candidates should submit the following materials: cover letter, current CV, research statement, recent writing sample of up to 30 pages, one sample syllabus for an undergraduate course. (The syllabus need not be from a previously taught course.) Candidates who move past the initial round of consideration may be asked to submit additional materials.
The deadline for applications is October 1, 2021.
*Close Date:* Oct 1, 2021
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