The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African/a Studies. We seek a scholar who will contribute to the department’s mission of examining, through various academic disciplines, the experiences of people of African heritage worldwide. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching and show evidence of a productive program of scholarly research. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate setting. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses annually and will include courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, plus Africana Studies core courses in the major. These are: Introduction to Africana Studies, Research Methods in Africana Studies, and/or Senior Seminar. Candidates who specialize in anthropology, art history, African literature, media studies, or music are especially encouraged to apply. The applicant is required to have a Ph.D. by Fall 2020. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Send a dossier, including letter of application; curriculum vitae; transcripts; three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org. The contractual college for this position is Pomona College. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.
Required to have a Ph.D. by Fall 2020
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About Pomona College
Pomona College is a private liberal arts college in Claremont, California. It was founded in 1887 and became the founding member of the Claremont Colleges consortium.