Professor of the History of Modern Sub-Saharan Africa

Bucknell University

Job Type: Academic Administration

Application Deadline: October 17, 2014

The successful candidate’s scholarship and teaching must operate from within the historical experience of Sub-Saharan Africa. She or he will teach undergraduate courses in history and international relations on the history of Modern Africa in general, courses on more specialized topics in history and international relations, and courses in her/his area of research or regional specialization.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in History at time of application and a commitment to diversity. Exceptional candidates may be eligible for a MacArthur Professorship in History, which would include guaranteed research funding for five years.The Department of History offers courses on a variety of regions and historical themes, and its major requires students to explore history broadly. The Department of International Relations is composed of faculty representing different disciplines and offers a carefully constructed, multidisciplinary major in international relations.

Submit a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio; a statement of research; a sample of scholarship; and, three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2014. The position is open until filled.

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Posted: August 05, 2014