Boston University, Department of History

Position ID:BU-History-ASCPPROF [#22371]
Position Title: Associate/Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: History / 19th Century U.S. History, African American Women’s and Gender History, pre-1900
Appl Deadline:2022/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/17, finished 2023/04/22, listed until 2023/02/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The History Department at Boston University invites applications for a tenured position at the level of Associate/Full Professor in the history of the African American experience prior to 1900, beginning Fall 2023. The position will be a joint appointment with the Department of History and the African American Studies Program.


We seek candidates with expertise in any aspect of the pre-1900 African American experience, including Afro-Indigenous History.  Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service or institution building. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate core courses and in fields of specialization.  Applicants should submit by October 15, 2022 a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, a C.V., and the names of three recommenders to We encourage candidates to address in these materials their past and future contributions to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, and other professional activities. Further documentation may be requested of short-listed applicants. Preliminary virtual interviews will be conducted in November, 2022. We are committed to reviewing candidacies in the spirit of our department and university’s institutional values regarding diversity, equity and inclusion.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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226 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215