Indiana Historical Society

Archivist, African-American History

This position is responsible for performing the essential activities comprising the entire cycle of acquisitioning, accessioning, processing (including arrangement, description and preservation), cataloging, and use of archival and library collections.

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University of Kentucky

Tenure-track historian of Atlantic Slavery

The History Department and the Program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky invite applications for a tenure-track historian of Atlantic Slavery, with a tenure home in History, to begin August 16, 2017. Preferred fields include African American and Africana history pre-1865, slavery in the American South, the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and/or the African experience in the Americas, from the beginning of European colonization to the end of the American Civil War. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to enhance department and university strengths. A Ph.D. is required at time of employment.The teaching load is two courses per semester.

The successful candidate will be a committed teacher and researcher who can engage students in historical and interdisciplinary studies in introductory surveys and upper division undergraduate courses in both History and African American and Africana Studies, and in graduate seminars in History. The successful candidate will participate in building a new undergraduate major in African American and Africana Studies and will be expected to pursue external funding in the form of grants and fellowships. Salary, benefits, and support for research are competitive.Applicants should submit four documents: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) article-length writing sample, and 4) teaching statement (upload as Specific Request 1). Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and will continue until position is filled. Apply at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/128233

Contact: Anastasia C. Curwood, Ph.D.
Interim Director, African American & Africana Studies Associate Professor of History
University of Kentucky
1753 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-6857 office 859-323-3885 fax

Posted: 11/9/16

Saint John’s College, New York, NY

Assistant Professor of African American History, History Department, Tenure-Track Appointment

The Department of History is seeking applications for a tenure track appointment in African American History for its Queens campus beginning September 1, 2017. Teaching will be at undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and promising research agenda.
Application process:Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio tosju.africanamhistory.search@gmail.com by November 15, 2016. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association (AHA) meeting in Denver in January 2017.

For any questions, please contact:
Dr. Dolores Augustine, Interim Chair Department of History St. John’s University8000 Utopia ParkwayQueens, New York 11439. E-mail: augustid@stjohns.edu

Posted 10/14/16



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