Department of History, Stanford University

Position ID:StanfordHistory-History-ASSTPROF [#9372]
Position Title: Sub-Saharan African History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: History / Africa
Starting Date:2018/09/01
Appl Deadline:2017/09/05 finished (posted 2017/07/18, finished 2018/03/11)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of History at Stanford University is seeking applicants for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in sub-Saharan African history. All regions and all time periods will be considered. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and to participate in the Center for African Studies activities.

Application materials must be submitted on-line via Please submit a letter of application, a brief statement of research interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, one short (chapter- or article-length) writing sample, and descriptions of three African history courses. For full consideration, materials must be received by September 5, 2017. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. Ph.D. must be in hand by the appointment start date.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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

Further Info:
Sub-Saharan African History Search
Dept of History
450 Serra Mall, Bldg 200
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94035

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