Professor in African Studies
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
African and African American Studies
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.
Doctoral degree required by the time the appointment begins.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is expected.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than November 15, 2019.
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Teaching Statement
- 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.
- Publications, if applicable
Jacob Olupona, Chair of Search Committee, Department of African and African American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 02138
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are 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.