Job: Assistant Professor of sub-Saharan African History

Clark University, Worcester (MA), USA

The Department of History at Clark University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of sub-Saharan African History (post-1500) to begin Fall 2022. All regional specializations and topics of study will be considered. Scholars whose work includes research in a non-European language preferred, but not required. Candidates must have PhD in hand no later than August 2022.

The candidate is a historian with the ability to teach courses at all levels of our undergraduate curriculum (introductory surveys in African History and more specialized courses for advanced undergraduates) and complement existing departmental strengths in African-American History/African Diaspora, the Atlantic World, and British Empire. In addition, the applicant is capable of contributing to the training of MA students in History's accelerated degree program and Ph.D. students in Holocaust and Genocide History. Finally, the successful candidate will be prepared to teach courses that scaffold the study of Africa beyond the History Department (Art History, Geography, and International Development, Community, and Environment) and contribute to programs in Africana Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, or other relevant interdisciplinary programs.

Deadline of Applications: 18 October 2021.