Associate Professor of African American Studies

first_imgWhat We Would Like You To HaveA research focus on gender or sexuality within African AmericanStudies.Training, research and pedagogy in African AmericanStudies. A Ph.D. in African American Studies, Women, Gender &Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, or otherrelevant disciplines with a specific focus on African AmericanStudies, black feminism, or black queer studies.Tenured and promoted to the rank of associate professor by theFall 2021 start date at their current institution. During the application process you will need to enter contactinformation for three references and we will request letters ofrecommendation, if needed, as the search progresses.Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and continueuntil the position is filled.Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. Forconsideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email: [email protected] Job SummaryThe Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of ColoradoBoulder invites applications for a tenured associate professorposition in African American Studies. We are particularlyinterested in candidates who examine gender and sexuality, and haveoutstanding teaching and research records in Black feminism orBlack queer studies. In line with building our newly establishedPh.D. program in Comparative Ethnic Studies, we welcomecomparative, interdisciplinary, and intersectional approaches andinnovative theoretical and methodological perspectives. Thesuccessful candidate must have achieved tenure and promotion to therank of associate professor by the Fall 2021 start date at theircurrent institution. Candidates will teach courses at both theundergraduate and graduate levels and show evidence of a commitmentto undergraduate teaching excellence and to the training andmentoring of doctoral students. Preference will be given tocandidates with a demonstrated record of post-tenure researchexcellence and productivity.The Department of Ethnic Studies openly embraces diversity andinclusivity, and seeks candidates who will create a climate thatattracts students of all races, genders, classes, sexualities,nationalities, and religions. The University of Colorado is anEqual Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverseworkforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnicminorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternativeformats of this ad can be provided upon request for individualswith disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at:[email protected] The University of Colorado is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer.The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building aculturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and studentsdedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. Weare an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans andindividuals with disabilities.Who We AreThe Department of Ethnic Studies (DES) at the University ofColorado Boulder is dedicated to centering the epistemologies,histories, and lived experiences of marginalized communities ofcolor and Indigenous nations in order to challenge and critique allforms of oppression and to advance emancipatory, self-determiningfutures for all people. DES offers a B.A, minor, a BAM (BA and MAin Education) an undergraduate certificate in Critical SportsStudies, a PHD in comparative ethnic studies and graduatecertificate in comparative ethnic studies. We draw upon ourstrengths in engaged scholarship and culturally-sustaining pedagogyto examine how race and the interrelated categories of culture,ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, class, sexuality, religion,dis/ability, and legal status impact the past and present lives ofpeople locally, regionally, and globally.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeTo offer graduate and undergraduate courses in African AmericanStudies and to mentor students and to continue with tier onerefereed research in the areas of African American Studies andassist with the service obligations of the primary unit, thecollege and the campus.What You Should KnowWe are on 2/1 teaching load for tenure-track and tenured faculty.We have the newest doctoral program in comparative ethnic studies.We have one of the highest graduating senior satisfactionratings.What We Can OfferThe estimated salary range is $95,000 – $110,000. Moving andstartup funding will be made available to the final candidate uponacceptance of the position.BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental,retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. TheUniversity of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers inBoulder County and offers an inspiring higher educationenvironment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .Be StatementsBe Engaged. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder.What We Require Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:A letter of application that specifically addresses thecandidate’s qualifications for the position, with areas ofspecialization, research and teaching interests clearlyidentified.A current CV/resume.Evidence of teaching excellence (Teaching/CourseEvaluations).A sample publication.A statement on diversity and social justice issues.last_img

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