Scripps College, Africana Studies

Position ID:Scripps-IDAS-TTIDAS [#10568]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of African/a Philosophy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Africana Studies
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 finished (2017/11/30, finished 2018/06/17, listed until 2017/12/15)
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Position Title: Assistant Professor of African/a Philosophy Category: Tenure-track Department: Africana Studies Department URL:

Description: The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in African/a philosophy. We seek a scholar who will contribute to the department's mission of examining through various academic disciplines, the experiences of people of African heritage worldwide. The successful candidate should, by the beginning of Fall 2018, hold a Ph.D. in Africana studies, philosophy, or related fields. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching and show evidence of a productive program of scholarly research. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate setting. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses annually and will include courses in African/a philosophy and core courses in the major (e.g., Introduction to Africana Studies, Research Methods in Africana Studies, and/or Senior Seminar). The college affiliation for this position is with Claremont McKenna College. Procedures and Timetable: Applications must contain a CV, cover letter, three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, a brief description of research, sample syllabi, and writing sample. The application deadline is December 15, 2017. For inquiries, please contact Sonya Young,

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Scripps College
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
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