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Position Title:Assistant Professor of African or African Diaspora History
Posting Number:1184
Type of Position:Full Time
Duration of Position:9 Month
Work Schedule:M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM
Number of Hours Per Week:37.5
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The History Department of Marist College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in August 2018 in African or African Diaspora History with a preference for candidates with a minor field in the Middle East or Islamic World.  Area of specialization within each category is open but the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the African Diaspora Program, including mentoring students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities include survey courses, First Year Seminars, an introductory African Diaspora course, and upper-level courses created by the successful candidate.  Strong commitment to teaching and scholarship is required.


Preference will be given to candidates with the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment.
Candidates must demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing Marist’s commitment to achieving academic excellence and diversity.  The College places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of the promotion of ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups and strongly encourages applicants who can support this mission.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References, Teaching Philosophy
Additional Application Instructions:

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the AHA.  Applications are due by November 20, 2017.

Position Open Date:10/03/2017

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