African American Studies Program, Boston University

Position ID:BU-AFAM-PROF [#4292]
Position Title: Professor
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Work
Romance Studies
Environmental Science
Religious Studies
Political Science
African American Studies
History of Art
Appl Deadline:2014/10/01 (posted 2014/08/04, listed until 2015/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The African American Studies Program at Boston University invites applications for the George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies, with a joint appointment at the tenured full professor level in any of the discipline(s) of Anthropology, Biology, Earth & Environment, Economics, English, History, History of Art & Architecture, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Romance Studies, Sociology, or Social Work, beginning in July 2015. We are looking for an established colleague with leadership capacity and an outstanding record of teaching and research on the African American experience in the contemporary period. Candidates with complementary interests in and appreciation for the international and comparative dimensions of African American life are especially encouraged to apply. Areas of specialization within disciplines are open. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. Initial applications should be submitted at and include 1) a letter addressed to Professor John Thornton, Chair of the Search Committee, describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience, and 2) curriculum vitae. References and letters may be requested later. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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