Princeton University — Assistant Professor, Black Atlantic / Caribbean History

Black Atlantic/Caribbean History – Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Anticipated start date, September 1, 2017

The Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invites applications from junior scholars focusing on the history of the Caribbean or greater Black Atlantic world. The time period and areas of specialization are open; however, we welcome applications from candidates focusing on Hispanophone, Francophone, or Lusophone regions and/or taking comparative approaches. Candidates should be prepared to offer both undergraduate lecture courses and more specialized upper-level seminars.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation or book, a writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation. Review of files will begin November 7, 2016 and will continue until the search has been closed.

Applications should be submitted online at

Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.