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Assistant or Associate Professor African American and African Diaspora Studies (EXPIRED)

Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, American University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Fields including but not limited to Africana Studies, African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, Religion, or History
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Washington, Washington, D.C., United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

The Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2022. The candidate’s tenure line will reside in the CRGC and is part of the department’s mission to build an anti-racist, feminist, de-colonial community of scholar-teachers who will advance the university’s commitments to justice and equity. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2022 in fields including but not limited to Africana Studies, African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, Religion, or History. Scholars in the qualitative social sciences are particularly welcome. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship and teaching in areas such as slavery and its legacies, gender, sexuality, and transnational or comparative approaches to Black life and culture. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, college, and university service.

Salary and benefits are competitive.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by October 15th. Please submit applications via:  http://apply.interfolio.com/94485 .Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and a writing sample.  Contact Eileen J. Findlay, Chair of the Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, [email protected] with any questions. 

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.  For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

The Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Department offers undergraduate degree programs in African American and African Diaspora Studies; American Studies; Arab World Studies; Asia, Pacific, and Diaspora Studies; Latina/o/x Studies; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Learn more about the department at https://www.american.edu/cas/crgc/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/94485
Email to apply
Hard deadline October 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Contact name Eileen Findlay, Chair
Contact email
Bookkeeping
Time created September 19, 2021, 8:25pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Expired on October 17, 2021, 12:46am EST
Last updated October 17, 2021, 4:46am UTC
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