Department of History, Stony Brook University

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Position ID:SBU-History-ASSTPROF [#1938]
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: History
Appl Deadline:2012/12/01 finished (posted 2012/09/14, finished 2013/03/05, listed until 2012/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The History Department at Stony Brook University (SUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African History. The successful candidate will have a doctorate on a topic in the history of Africa completed and successfully defended by the beginning of the academic year, late August 2013. We seek a scholar who will contribute to the transnational and thematic focus of the Department's graduate program, as well as undergraduate programs at all levels. As a research university, our course load is two courses per semester. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The State University of New York at Stony Brook is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, people of color, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans or Vietnam era veterans are especially welcome.

We will begin reviewing applications as they are completed up to December 1, 2012. Submit letter of application addressing research and teaching interests and experience, C.V., writing sample, and three letters of recommendation preferably online at: 

Paper dossiers should be mailed to: African History Search / Department of History / Stony Brook University / Stony Brook, New York 11794-4348. Candidates may send questions, but not dossiers, to

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
African History Search
Department of History
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4348

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