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August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Harvard University

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Social Sciences
African and African American Studies
Tenure-Track Professor in African Studies

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461222
Date Posted: 10/10/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Professor in African Studies
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Assistant; Tenure-track; Faculty; Instructor; Boston; Cambridge; Massachusetts; MA; Northeast; New England; African Studies; Social Science; Sociology; Political Science; Government; Economics; Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of African and African American Studies seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in African Studies, specializing in the social sciences, with a preference in areas of sociology, political science/ government, or economics and economic development. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The tenure-track professor is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is expected.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2018
Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications must be submitted no later than November 15, 2019.
1) Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Research Statement
4) Teaching Statement
5) Names and contact information of 3-5 referees who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
6) Publications, if applicable