Assistant Professor - African American/African Diaspora Studies


: $89,160.00 - $162,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

Assistant Professor - African American/African Diaspora Studies

The Department of English at Syracuse University is seeking applicants in the field of African American/African Diaspora Studies.

This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Social Difference, Social Justice. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of Social Difference, Social Justice.

The successful applicant s work engages with the representations, experiences, and literary/cultural output of people of African descent in the US and across the African diaspora, including the Caribbean.

This scholar should have a strong research profile in areas of critical race theory, social justice, transnationalism, empire, and postcolonialism. Secondary research interests in gender, sexuality, environmentalism, and digital humanities are welcome.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, c.v., three letters of reference, and a writing sample, as well as complete the online form, at .

First consideration will be given to applications completed by Friday, November 1, 2019.

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Associated topics: chinese, classics, greek, language, literature, master of divinity, master of theology, religion, rhetoric, theatre * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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