Faculty Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Africana Studies
Haverford College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in its African and Africana Studies program to start July 1, 2023 at the Assistant or early Associate level. The successful candidate is expected to have completed requirements for the PhD by September 1, 2023.
The College seeks to hire a scholar with a strong and imaginative research and teaching program centering African America, the African diaspora and the Black World. The College will consider candidates from any disciplinary background, and interdisciplinary and transnational approaches are most welcome.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the African and Africana Studies program, including an introductory class, as well as offering more advanced seminar-style classes in their subfields of expertise, and supervising student research. The scholar’s teaching and service at the college will help anchor and carry forward a distinguished program, started in 1983 in response to student protests.
Applicants should submit the following via Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/112875:
- cover letter;
- Curriculum Vitae;
- Teaching Statement (two pages maximum) that addresses teaching philosophy and methods, lists examples of possible courses, and speaks to how the applicant’s teaching and mentoring supports equity and inclusion within a diverse program and student body;
- writing sample of approximately 25-30 pages;
- three confidential recommendation letters
The application deadline is October 17, 2022.
Special Requirements: All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.