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Tenure-Track Professor in African Studies

Harvard University, African and African American Studies Department

Job Title: Tenure-Track Professor in African Studies
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Business: accounting/economics/finance
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure-Track Professor in African Studies
Harvard University

The Department of African and African American Studies seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in African Studies, specializing in the social sciences, with a preference in areas of sociology, political science/ government, or economics and economic development.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The tenure-track professor is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is expected.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications must be submitted no later than November 15, 2018.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
  6. Publications, if applicable

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Jacob Olupona, Chair of Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Jacob Olupona, Chair of Search Committee
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Department of African and African American Studies
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge , MA 02138

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