Case Western Reserve University — Assistant Professor, African-American History

The Department of History at Case Western Reserve University seeks candidates for a position in African-American history at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. All categories and specializations in the field are welcome. The successful candidate for this job will have the opportunity to affiliate and work with the Social Justice Institute of the College of Arts & Sciences. The successful candidate will also teach graduate courses in African-American history and the candidate’s field of specialty as well as undergraduate courses in African-American and U.S history. Finally, the successful candidate should have a strong commitment to research and publication and teaching excellence. The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester.

Candidates should submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a writing sample, and relevant teaching evaluations addressed to Renée Sentilles, Chair, African-American History Search Committee, Department of History, Mather House 104, Cleveland, OH 44106-7107 as a single PDF file sent to Ms. Katie Nabors at africanamericanhistorysearch@case.edu. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted in PDF format to Ms. Nabors either independently from the referees or from Interfolio or another digital application service. Applications are due December 1, 2017.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at (216) 368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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