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University of Massachusetts Amherst | Office of the Provost |Asst. Provost for Diversity

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in higher education, multicultural education, communications, or a related field. Five to seven years’ experience in undergraduate student recruitment or in a diversity/recruitment related position.  Ability to effectively work with students, parents, outside agencies and university administrators. Applicants must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: The Office of the Provost is seeking a professional to play a leadership role in the university’s ongoing efforts to make the undergraduate student body more diverse and in helping to foster an inclusive campus community that attracts and supports diversity in many forms.  Under the direction of the Associate Provost for Enrollment, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop contacts and foster relationships with high school and community college personnel.
  • Communicate directly with prospective students and parents. Help them understand and navigate the admissions and financial aid process and serve as a personal contact for recruits and applicants. Provide a high level of personal attention for highly sought-after applicants.
  • Collaborate with Admissions in off-campus recruitment efforts, such as college fairs, counselor breakfasts, and hotel receptions.
  • Collaborate with colleges and departments to coordinate their diversity recruitment and retention efforts with those of Enrollment Management.
  • Enlist UMass Amherst students, faculty, staff, and alumni to assist in the Enrollment Management recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Collaborate with the Enrollment Management leadership team to define and coordinate undergraduate recruitment efforts and marketing materials to reach our underrepresented student populations.
  • Train admissions staff (recruiters, tour guides, visitor center employees, open house workers)  and others directly involved in the recruitment process on ways to best present the diversity of the university, as well as how to talk about the value of a diverse campus community
  • Review undergraduate applications.
  • Travel throughout the Northeast to visit high schools, college fairs, community events, etc.
  • Serve as Enrollment Management’s representative for matters related to diversity.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Include letter of application, resume, and contact information of at least three current professional references. Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of January 7, 2015, in order to ensure consideration. Please apply online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55240

OTHER INFORMATION: The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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University of Utah | Film & Media Arts Department | Assistant Professor Film & Media Arts
Qualifications The Department of Film & Media Arts at the University of Utah seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in film and media culture, with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Film/Media Studies or a related field must be in hand by August 15, 2015.
Applicants must have the ability to teach courses in film and digital media theory, history, and/or culture, and have a strong understanding of the study of media within the Arts. Additional areas of interest include, but are not limited to, internet presentation (e.g., web TV, streaming content), transmedia storytelling, gaming, production studies, transnational media cultures, and the study of race, class, and gender, and/or sexuality across media. Applicants who engage in production in addition to critical studies will be considered. International and interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome. All applicants must demonstrate clear evidence of scholarly potential.
Responsibilities/Duties Responsibilities will also include helping design curriculum in film and media arts history that covers contemporary media making outside the classical cannon of film as well as traditional film history and creating new curriculum designed to help our students imagine the breadth of possibility in media art making in the post-digital age.The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.
Application Procedures Applicants must submit CV, cover letter, graduate school transcripts and a writing sample to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/37219 by February 6, 2015. Please direct questions to Sterling Van Wagenen, svw747@utah.edu. University of Utah Job ID# PRN01024F, Film and Media Arts Department
Other Information The Film and Media Arts Department at the University of Utah is one of six units within the College of Fine Arts. The majority of our undergraduate and graduate students combine critical, theoretical and analytical competencies with an emphasis in independent film and media production, video game design, screenwriting, animation, or critical studies. We support a variety of critical approaches to a broadly defined idea of contemporary film and media, and hope to hire someone who will help us expand our curriculum.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status
Salary Commensurate with experience | Application Deadline February 6, 2015 | Do not post after February 6, 2015

 

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University of Utah | School of Music, College of Fine Arts | Director, School of Music
Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in music or equivalent experience that would warrant consideration in lieu of a terminal degree. S/he will have notable and distinguished prior experience as a music department/division chair, director, or dean, or significant experience as a recognized leader in the profession. S/he will also exhibit strong, visionary leadership with excellent interpersonal and communication s{blocked}s, and s/he will have evidence of significant creative and/or scholarly research productivity. The candidate must possess the qualifications for an appointment as a full professor with tenure. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities/Duties: The School of Music Director will (1) provide strong, collaborative, and transparent leadership for the school within the context of a research university; (2) expand and lead student recruitment efforts; (3) oversee curricular activities; (4) lead school strategic planning; (5) administer school finances, resources, and facilities; (6) engage in donor relationships and funds development; (7) represent the school in official business with university authorities, students, and the public; (8) create professional development initiatives for faculty and staff; (9) develop leadership through collaboration with the faculty and staff to advance the School of Music nationally and internationally; and (10) be an active participant as a member of the Executive Committee of the College in furthering the College of Fine Arts' goals and mission. The Director of the School of Music reports directly to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts/Associate Vice President for the Arts.
Application Procedures: Please submit (1) letter of application, including a statement of philosophy that addresses leadership, administration, and management of a school of music; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information for five references. The candidate will be notified before references are contacted. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/37154. Screening of applications will begin January 5, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Associate Dean Sarah Projansky, School of Music Director Search Committee Chair, sarah.projansky@utah.edu.
Other Information: Established in 1850, The University of Utah is the state's oldest and largest institution of higher education and is a major research university. The U offers over 100 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate degree programs to over 30,000 students. The University of Utah is one of the state's largest employers and is ranked as one of the top public research universities in the nation. The internationally acclaimed and NASM-accredited School of Music offers a comprehensive program of music study, maintaining a balanced emphasis on both performance and scholarship while presenting students with the training necessary to excel within their chosen field. The student body is comprised of 340 undergraduates and 100 graduate students seeking the following degrees: BA, BM, MA, MM, DMA and PhD. Strong programs in performance, theory, composition, music education, and musicology have produced a constant stream of artists, creators, scholars, and teachers who have made significant contributions to the quality of music regionally, nationally, and internationally. The School of Music is one of six units in the College of Fine Arts, including Art & Art History, Ballet, Film & Media Arts, Modern Dance, Music, and Theatre. The University of Utah is located in the Wasatch foothills, overlooking Salt Lake City, the Great Salt Lake, and the Great Basin's west desert. Additional information about The School of Music can be found at http://www.music.utah.edu/.  The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.  The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Salary Commensurate with experience.Application Deadline Open until filled. Do not post after March 1, 1015

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University of Pittsburgh | Department of Africana Studies | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two tenure stream assistant professor positions to begin in September 2015, subject to budgetary approval. A Ph.D. in Africana Studies is preferred. Degrees in humanities, behavioral, or social sciences will also be considered. Especially valued are scholars bringing primary and distinctive interests in Africana cultural/literary areas or in Africana research applications and methodology.
Responsibilities/Duties Responsibilities will include the teaching of Introduction to Africana Studies, other courses in the existing curriculum, and courses in the candidate's area of specialization.
Application Procedures Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, a sample of publications, and three letters of recommendation to Jerome Taylor, Chair, c/o: Patty Smith, Department of Africana Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 230 S. Bouquet St., 4140 Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260.
Other Information The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply | Application Deadline until position is filled | Do not post after N/A

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Ryerson University | School of Social Work | Assistant Professor, Faculty of Community Services
Qualifications The School of Social Work at Ryerson University (www.ryerson.ca/socialwork) in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence July 1, 2015 and is subject to budgetary approval. The area of specialization we are particularly interested in must include policies, practices and scholarship in criminalization/incarceration, with a focus on Anti-Black Racism and/or Black Scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of Social Work courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates will hold an earned doctorate in social work or a related field, and have a substantial record of community engagement. Candidates who are ABD may be considered for an Acting Assistant Professor position which would allow them to be transferred to the tenure stream if the PhD is successfully defended within 2 years. The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and an emerging scholarly record as well as the capacity for collegial service. Candidates should include a letter of application describing their teaching, research, and community engagements and discuss how these will contribute to the ongoing success of the school. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, two recent writing samples, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and be supported with the names and contact information for three references.
Responsibilities: This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/index.html. The RFA's website can be found at: http://rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html.
Application Procedures Please note that applications by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Lisa Barnoff, the School Director (lbarnoff@ryerson.ca). To ensure full consideration, candidates must apply by December 15, 2014, however, late applications may be considered until the position is filled. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Aboriginal candidates interested in submitting an application are welcome to contact Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, Ryerson University, at t26king@ryerson.ca. Applications can be uploaded by applying below by clicking on "Start Application Process" online via our Faculty Recruitment Portal at https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/.
Other Information: Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The Ryerson School of Social Work, consisting of 20 tenure stream faculty members, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research. We are a leader in critical education , research, and practice with culturally and socially diverse students and communities in the advancement of anti-oppression/anti-racism, anti-colonialism/decolonization, feminism, anti-capitalism, queer and trans liberation struggles, issues in disability and Madness, among other social justice struggles. Currently, the school offers a four year BSW program, advanced standing BSW programs to students with prior education and experience, a BSW program for Aboriginal students offered in collaboration with First Nations Technical Institute, and a Master of Social Work program. The School is located within the Faculty of Community Services, along with a range of programs that provide rich opportunities for collaborative and international initiatives in teaching and research and the potential for a future PhD program. A brief video about our School can be seen here: http://youtu.be/puohyyuZOU4  Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. Application Deadline December 15, 2014 | Do not post after 60 days

 

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Kent State University | Pan-African Studies Department | Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Qualifications Kent State University's Department of Pan-African Studies invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2015.  We seek candidates who are able to teach Pan-African Theatre with a minor area in the Caribbean and Latin America and whose creative work addresses issues of race, gender, sexuality and class in relation to people and cultures of African descent. It is expected that this individual's training fulfills the needs of regional, national and community theatres and will strongly support a theatre program that is community-based and committed to examining the myriad of social justice issues faced by people of African descent, as well as similar issues faced by Native and Latino Americans. The individual is expected to maintain relationships with local black theatre institutions such as the Karamu House in Cleveland and national organizations like Black Theatre Network and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, which will enhance Kent State's relationships with the artistic community in Cleveland and surrounding areas. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses in both the School of Theatre and Dance and Pan-African Studies. An MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre or related field is required. The candidate should have a minimum of 3 three years of directing experience or equivalent and a vibrant creative scholarship record.
Responsibilities/Duties He or she will be expected to provide teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Application Procedures Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, two pieces of evidence of creative scholarship, and three letters of reference to dpas@kent.edu or to  Chair, Search Committee, Pan-African Theatre, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, Ohio, 44240
Other Information Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University's Faculty.
Application Deadline Open until filled | Do not post after 60 days

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Kent State University | Pan-African Studies  | Assistant or Early Associate Professor
Qualifications The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2015. We seek applicants whose primary area of expertise is in Critical Race Theory and/or Africana Public Policy, with secondary areas open. We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise on issues affecting Africa and the African Diaspora, particularly as they relate to health, education and immigration. The Department is especially interested in applicants whose secondary areas align with its existing or emerging strengths, including but not limited to Community Activism and Organizing, Gender, Race and Sex, Government and Social Systems, and the Sociology of Health. All members of the Department teach upper level courses in their areas of expertise and introductory courses, which make significant contribution to the College of Arts and Sciences Core Educational Requirements. The candidate should demonstrate a well-developed and vibrant research program, a strong publication record, grant writing strength and evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate levels. A Ph.D. is required, with preference for that degree being in Africana Studies or related field.
Responsibilities/Duties The Department holds the Institute of African American Affairs, the Center of Pan-African Culture, the African Community Theatre and the Uumbaji Gallery, all of which offer opportunities for collaborative community research and mentoring/professional development
Application Procedures Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, two writing samples, instructional materials such as course syllabi, and three letters of reference to dpas@kent.edu or to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, Ohio, 44240
Other Information Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University's Faculty. | Application Deadline Open until filled | Do not post after 60 days

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California State University, Los Angeles | Pan-African Studies | Assistant Professor, Precolonial (Ancient) Africa
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or ABD in Africana/Black Studies, African Studies, Religious Studies or related field. Candidates must be qualified to teach general education and upper division courses on precolonial African communities, cultures, religion, and philosophy. A terminal from an accredited institution of higher education is required for retention beyond the initial appointment period. Candidates should provide record of or potential for scholarly activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus. A strong commitment to community-engagement is a department and university priority. As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Record of excellent teaching and publication with a focus on precolonial Africa is desirable at the time of application. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Pan-African Studies. Preferred applicants will possess the ability to present precolonial African history, culture and religion in a manner that is accessible and applicable to a general student population as well as those with a particular interest in the field. Research in indigenous African religions, precolonial gender roles and familial/societal structures, and traditional cultural practices are all desirable sub-fields. Pan-African Studies is most interested in hiring a candidate whose teaching and scholarship resonate and connect with the wider community.
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the Department of Pan-African Studies, the College of Natural and Social Sciences, and the University. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and publication record, advise students, participate in department and university governance through appropriate committees, and serve as active members of the larger community whereby supporting the vision, goals and objectives of the Department, College and University.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES application deadline: October 31, 2014. Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:
Dr. Melina Abdullah, Chair, Department of Pan-African Studies, California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, KH C3095, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8220, PHONE: 323-343-2290, EMAIL: mabdull2@calstatela.edu REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University's Application for Academic employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Fingerprinting is required and will be checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.
OTHER INFORMATION California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution. Faculty may have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with other academic programs, including the Honors College and ethnic/area studies.
An Equal Opportunity/Title Ix Employer Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship. SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Deadline 10/31/2014 | Do not post after 10/31/2014

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California State University, Northridge | Africana Studies | Department Chair, Full Professor with Tenure
Qualifications At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. Doctoral degree with coursework in Africana Studies-related areas and a record of peer reviewed published research in the field of Africana Studies. The successful candidate will have evidence of superior communication skills, demonstrable experience in managing an academic unit of faculty and staff, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate significant experience in mentoring tenure-track faculty members. The successful candidate will have already held tenure at either the associate or full professor level. The candidate must demonstrate ability to effectively work with a diverse student population.
Responsibilities: CSUN is a Learning Centered University, and the Africana Studies Department is one of the largest in the country in terms of student clientele. The successful candidate will be expected to join other faculty and staff in a continuous commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to the discovery and promotion of multiple pathways that will enable students to graduate in a timely fashion. Additional responsibilities included but not limited to:
•Participates in undergraduate teaching
•Administers the departmental budget and complies with all relevant university policies, including collective bargaining agreements;

Administers a department consisting of at least 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty, in addition to 6 or more adjunct faculty, and at least 3 academic support staff;
Schedules departmental courses according to the university's Schedule of Classes (SOC) guidelines, deadlines, and build instructions.
Coordinates the department's annual and 5-year program review process
Manages the recruitment of new student majors and minors;
Coordinates and manages curriculum review and revitalization, GE recertification requirements, and assessment activities;
Establishes, in consultation with department faculty, strategic goals, objectives and policies for the department in alignment with college and university goals.
Service on the College Administrative Committee
Oversees the department's civic engagement activities and community service activities
Represents the department in various college and university capacities
Incompliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www.admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Application Procedures Deadline: Screening of applications will begin December 6, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit the following documents to the address below:

Letter of application
Current curriculum vitae
Statement indicating administrative, teaching and research interests
Photocopies of all relevant degrees and certificates
At least three current letters of recommendation
Evidence of degree(s) and tenureship required at time of hire.
At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Inquiries and applications should be addressed to: Africana Studies Department, California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8315 Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677- 2077.
Other Information: The University: Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modem educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success. CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students. As an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/ . | Application Deadline 12-6-2014 | Do not post after 12-6-2014.

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University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa | New College Department | Assistant Professor of Arts Entrepreneurship
Qualifications The University of Alabama's interdisciplinary New College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Arts Entrepreneurship. We seek a critically engaged arts scholar and/or arts practitioner with extensive experience in arts entrepreneurship, business, and/or creative industries for a tenure-track (9-month) faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2015. The successful candidate will maintain a research and/or art-making program that may contain a discipline-specific component but should also include a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary. Artistic area of specialty is open, including the full spectrum from traditional object-making to social practice oriented work.  A completed Ph.D. or MFA in the arts or an arts-related field is required.
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate will be appointed to New College within the University's College of Arts and Sciences. She or he will maintain a two course per semester interdisciplinary teaching program within New College (potentially including a large-scale "Experiencing the Arts" introductory arts course, lower-level "Creativity" and "Perspectives in Humanities" seminars, and upper-level interdisciplinary seminars focusing on the arts and entrepreneurship). Required also is the ability to advise a diverse group of students with varied interests in the arts and entrepreneurship, but who also venture into new media, critical theory, arts policy, and management.
Application Procedures In your application materials, please address these three topics: (1) your research, creative, and/or performance program (2) your understanding of and experience with interdisciplinary and arts entrepreneurship, (3) your teaching philosophy and a brief description of potential seminars you would like to teach. To be considered for this position, apply online at www.facultyjobs.ua.edu. Please attach a cover letter and current vitae with the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications begins Jan. 7, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. For all inquiries, please contact the search chair: Andrew Raffo Dewar, Ph.D., New College, University of Alabama, PO Box 870229, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0229, Tel: 205-348-9928, Email: adewar@ua.edu
Other Information New College is a dynamic, seminar-based program of interdisciplinary and integrative studies that was founded at The University of Alabama in 1971 to serve undergraduate students who pursue individualized programs of study. For faculty and students alike, the program provides an integrated liberal arts experience with access to the resources of a large, comprehensive research institution. New College has a long tradition of commitment to arts education and cross-cultural work and maintains good relations with partner departments across the university. Application Deadline open until filled | Do not post after January 31, 2015.

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California State University, Los Angeles | Pan-African Studies Department | Assistant Professor, Precolonial (Ancient) Africa
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or ABD in Africana/Black Studies, African Studies, Religious Studies or related field. Candidates must be qualified to teach general education and upper division courses on precolonial African communities, cultures, religion, and philosophy. A terminal from an accredited institution of higher education is required for retention beyond the initial appointment period. Candidates should provide record of or potential for scholarly activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus. A strong commitment to community-engagement is a department and university priority.
As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Record of excellent teaching and publication with a focus on precolonial Africa is desirable at the time of application. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Pan-African Studies. Preferred applicants will possess the ability to present precolonial African history, culture and religion in a manner that is accessible and applicable to a general student population as well as those with a particular interest in the field. Research in indigenous African religions, precolonial gender roles and familial/societal structures, and traditional cultural practices are all desirable sub-fields. Pan-African Studies is most interested in hiring a candidate whose teaching and scholarship resonate and connect with the wider community.
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the Department of Pan-African Studies, the College of Natural and Social Sciences, and the University. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and publication record, advise students, participate in department and university governance through appropriate committees, and serve as active members of the larger community whereby supporting the vision, goals and objectives of the Department, College and University.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES application deadline: October 31, 2014. Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:
Dr. Melina Abdullah, Chair, Department of Pan-African Studies, California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, KH C3095, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8220, PHONE: 323-343-2290, EMAIL: mabdull2@calstatela.edu REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University's Application for Academic employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Fingerprinting is required and will be checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.
OTHER INFORMATION California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution. Faculty may have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with other academic programs, including the Honors College and ethnic/area studies.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship. SALARY RANGE: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. | Application Deadline 10/31/2014| Do not post after 10/31/2014

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Auburn University | Department of English | 2 Assistant Professors
Qualifications The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for two tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor in creative writing (one in Poetry, one in Fiction) to begin Fall 2015. Required qualifications include a terminal degree in Creative Writing, English, or a closely allied area by the August 16, 2015, starting date; a strong creative writing and teaching specialization as well as an academic background in creative writing; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in creative writing; significant potential for continued successful publication of creative work, as well as other scholarly, professional, and/or creative activities; interest in teaching core courses in first-year composition and/or literature; and strong potential as a colleague taking part in the life and work of a unified department of English Studies (including majors in creative writing, literature, and professional writing; graduate concentrations in creative writing, literature, and rhetoric and composition, and a graduate program in technical and professional communication).  The candidates selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Desired qualifications include significant publications in a range of reputable journals and/or publication of at least one book from a major independent, university, or commercial press; successful experience teaching creative writing in the areas of specialty at the college/university level; successful experience teaching first-year composition and/or sophomore literature; demonstrated commitments to collaborative teaching, outreach, scholarship, and service.
Responsibilities The teaching load is 2-2, with assignments mainly in upper-division and graduate creative writing courses—we offer a graduate concentration in creative writing—as well as some teaching in Auburn’s core curriculum. 
Application Procedures  Applications will be accepted online at https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com.  Please have the following documents ready to upload: cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; contact information for three recommenders; transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire); a portfolio of relevant teaching materials, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments. Review of applications will begin October 15. 
Other Information Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2012 edition of the U.S.News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 36th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence. It is located in an attractive college town in the east central part of the state, 90 minutes from Atlanta. The Department of English, the largest in the College of Liberal Arts, offers the BA, MA, MTPC, and PhD, and is home to the annual Auburn Writers Conference and the Southern Humanities Review.  Diversity among administrators, faculty, staff, and students is an Auburn University commitment.  Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Auburn University | Department of English | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in early African American literature, to begin Fall 2015. Including a PhD in English, American Studies, or a closely allied area by the August 16, 2015, starting date; a strong research and teaching specialization and an academic background in early African American literature; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in 18th- and 19th-century African American literature; significant potential for successful research, publication, and other scholarly/professional activities; interest in teaching core curriculum courses in core literature and/or first-year composition; and strong potential as a colleague taking part in the life and work of a unified department of English Studies (including majors in creative writing, literature, and professional writing; graduate concentrations in creative writing, literature, and rhetoric and composition, and a graduate program in technical and professional communication).  The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.  Desired qualifications include a record of publication in the field; successful experience teaching African American literature at the college/university level; successful experience teaching first-year composition and/or sophomore literature. We seek candidates with demonstrated commitments to collaborative teaching, scholarship, and service, and with demonstrated research strengths in one or more of the following: gender studies, diaspora studies, digital humanities, southern studies, American slavery, and African American print culture.
Responsibilities The teaching load is 2-2, with assignments in upper-division and graduate literature courses as well as teaching in Auburn’s core curriculum.  Individuals joining our current group of specialists in African American and early American literature will be working with us to strengthen and grow our undergraduate literature major as well as to enrich our offerings at the graduate level. http://www.auburn.edu/english
Application Procedures Applications will be accepted online at:  https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com.  Please have the following documents ready to upload: cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; contact information for three recommenders; transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire); a portfolio of relevant teaching materials, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments. Review of applications will begin October 15th and will continue until position is filled.
Other Information The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in early African American literature, to begin Fall 2015.  Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2012 edition of the U.S.News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 36th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence. It is located in an attractive college town in the east central part of the state, 90 minutes from Atlanta. The Department of English, the largest in the College of Liberal Arts, offers the BA, MA, MTPC, and PhD, and is home to the annual Auburn Writers Conference and the Southern Humanities Review.  Diversity among administrators, faculty, staff, and students is an Auburn University commitment.  Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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University of Rochester | Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI)-African & African-American Studies | 2015-16 FDI Fellowship Programs
Qualifications  1)The Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to scholars who hold a Ph.D. degree in a field that contributes to African and African-American Studies. It carries an annual stipend of $40,000 and a $3,000 fund for research-related activities. The Fellow will participate in the intellectual life of the Institute, pursue his or her own scholarship, and teach one course in his or her area of specialization. Applicants for the 2015-16 academic year must have their Ph.D. in hand before the fellowship begins in September 2015.
2) The Pre-doctoral Fellowship is awarded to a graduate student at any university whose degree contributes to the scholarship in the field of African and African-American Studies. A principal aim of this fellowship is to provide a different intellectual environment that will enrich and expedite the completion of the Fellow's dissertation. The Fellow will also gain valuable experience through work with the Institute's director in organizing colloquia, lectures, and other events. There is no teaching obligation. The award carries an annual stipend of $26,000, and the Institute offers research funds to support the fellow's research. To qualify for this residential fellowship in the 2015-16 academic year, an applicant will need to have successfully completed the following before the end of this (2014-15) academic year: (1) all required courses; (2) qualifying oral and/or written exams; (3) at least one chapter of the dissertation (this chapter is a required portion of the application package).
Application Procedures Application checklist: A completed FDI fellowship postdoctoral application form available on the website; a curriculum vitae; a 3-5 page description of the research the applicant plans to carry out during the fellowship year, plus a description of the undergraduate course the applicant would like to teach; a sample of published or unpublished writing on a topic related to the proposal; and three letters of recommendation (to be sent directly to FDI at the address indicated below) that comment upon the value and feasibility of the work proposed.  Application checklist: A completed FDI fellowship pre-doctoral application form; a curriculum vitae; an official transcript showing completion of all preliminary coursework and qualifying examinations; the dissertation prospectus; completed chapter(s) from the dissertation; three letters of recommendation to be sent directly by the recommenders to FDI at the address indicated below, including one from the dissertation supervisor that specifically addresses the candidate's prospects for completing the project within a year.
Other Information All Fellows receive office space in the Institute, full access to the University's facilities, and opportunities to interact and collaborate with scholars relevant to their projects within the University. Fellows must be in full-time residence during the tenure of their awards and they are required to be engaged in scholarly activity on a full-time basis. Fellows are expected to be available for consultation with students and colleagues; make at least one formal presentation based upon their research; and contribute generally to the intellectual life of the Institute.  Applications for the two programs are accepted from September 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014. The Fellowship awards will be announced in early March, 2015. | Application Deadline December 20, 2014 | Do not post after December 20, 2014

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University of Arizona | Africana Studies Program | Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Qualifications The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies (tenure-track) beginning on August 17, 2015 with an expertise in African American History. We are looking for a dynamic, interdisciplinary scholar and excellent teacher in any periods of African American History. We seek a candidate with demonstrated strong commitment to research and publication and demonstrated evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, including an interest in online teaching, digital humanities, facility with multimedia technology, and ability to teach large lecture courses.  Preference will be given to those with experience in digital humanities and/or with online teaching experience, or using a variety of innovative teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to respond to the needs of a diverse student body.
 REQUIRED:  Ph.D. in Africana Studies, African American Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, History, or related field in hand by August 1, 2015.
PREFERRED:
*Demonstrated evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, facility with multimedia technology, and ability to teach large lecture courses.
*Demonstrated strong interest in maintaining a research agenda and producing publications in African American History.
*Demonstrated interest and excellence in online/hybrid teaching and digital humanities.
*Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body.
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate is expected to participate in curriculum development, service, and program building. Desirable candidates will be expected to actively recruit and mentor Africana Studies majors. Maintain an active research and publication agenda. Engage in service through committee work and outreach. Teach two courses per semester based on program needs. The candidate will be qualified and expected to teach multi-level courses including but not limited to the following:
AFAS 207 African American History (1440-1877); AFAS/HIST 208 African American History (1865-present); AFAS/HIST 224 Models of Resistance, Post 16th Century African Liberation Movements in Southeast; AFAS/HIST 306 African American Autobiographies: Women and Their Histories; and AFAS/HIST 441 The History of African American Women From Slavery to Freedom.
Application Procedures For the documents you will submit electronically, the "Statement of Research and Teaching Interests" should be a one page document that includes your teaching philosophy. In addition to the required documents please arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts sent to Ms. Clarity White, Human Resources Coordinator for the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) by December 1, 2014. Email: clarityw@email.arizona.edu  or Mail: Clarity White, Africana Studies Program, University of Arizona, 1512 E. First Street, P.O. Box 210105, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0105
Other Information Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Historical Association annual meeting in New York City on January 2-5, 2015. Salary DOE | Application Deadline 12/01/14 | Do not post after 01/20/2015

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San Francisco State University | Africana Studies Department | Assistant Professor of Africana Studies / Black Psychology
Qualifications: The Department of Africana Studies in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in August 2015. Ph.D. in Africana Studies, or Psychology, with an African American studies focus. The candidate should be grounded in Africana-centered theory and culturally relevant approaches to exploring and teaching Africana psychology.
Responsibilities/Duties Tenure track position in Africana Studies. We seek applicants with an expertise in Africana Psychology. We are particularly interested in candidates with scholarship that explores a Black womanist/Black masculinity approach to gender which fits in the vision of Africana Studies at SFSU. The candidate must show evidence of promise in scholarship in Africana psychology. The candidate will be responsible for developing and/or introducing new courses aligned with their expertise and the Department's core curriculum, general education, and service courses as well as graduate level courses. The position seeks someone with a demonstrated interest in and vision for the future of Africana Studies that addresses the unique needs of the intersection between scholarship and community. Additional duties include working with Department, College, and University Committees, advising students and working with student-oriented programs.
Application Procedures: Applicants should include a detailed description of the applicants teaching philosophy, teaching interests and research interests. Applicants should include: a letter of application, verification that the candidate has been or shortly will be awarded the appropriate terminal degree, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, graduate transcript, sample(s) of written work, and instructional materials such as syllabi. Please send your materials to Dr. Shawn Ginwright Search Chair, San Francisco State University Department of Africana Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, 1600 Holloway Ave, Room E/P 103, San Francisco, CA 94132. Review of applications will begin December 8, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Other Information: The successful candidate will be joining a growing and diverse faculty at San Francisco State University. San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University System, serves a diverse student body of 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. The Department of Africana Studies was the first department of Black Studies in the country and is situated in the first and only College of Ethnic Studies in the country. The mission of Africana Studies is to advance academic excellence, social responsibility and cultural grounding. Africana Studies focuses on the study of people of African descent from a core paradigm that seeks human liberation. As a discipline, Africana Studies draws its philosophical and intellectual foundation from African culture. The discipline of Africana Studies is concerned with investigating the thought and practice of Africana identified people using theories, concepts, and perspectives that emerge from the unique heritage, and contemporary experiences of people of African descent.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank and qualifications. Application Deadline December 8, 2014

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Gettysburg College | Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department | Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Qualifications:  The successful candidate must have graduate training in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a specialization LGBT, Queer, or Sexuality Studies. Teaching experience is encouraged. We are open to a variety of theoretical and disciplinary approaches to the area of specialization and have an interest in candidates prepared to teach a course in the psychology of gender. We also welcome candidates with expertise in global sexualities to apply. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching and advising in the liberal arts tradition, be engaged in a strong research program, and are encouraged to involve undergraduate students in their research. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach introductory Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses to majors and non-majors, as well as upper level courses in their area of specialization and contribute to the College's First Year Seminar program.
Application Procedures: Applicants should apply online at http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/1097. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy must be submitted. The statement of teaching philosophy must include the candidate's experience, ability to design and assess learning outcomes, and research goals. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references. After the applicant completes their on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the reference letters should be able to speak to the candidate's teaching effectiveness. Applications received by November 7, 2014 will be given fullest consideration. Letters of recommendation must be received by November 14, 2014. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Lidia HwaSoon Anchisi Hopkins at hanchisi@gettysburg.edu. Application is for a tenure-track faculty position in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (http://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/wgs ) beginning August 2015.
Other Information Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability.
Application Deadline November 15, 2014 | Do not post after November 15, 2014

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Purdue University | Black Cultural Center| Artist-in-Residence Black Voices of Inspiration Choir
The Purdue Black Cultural center invites applicants for the Purdue University Black Cultural Center Artist in Residence/Choral Director.  We are seeking to hire a world class artist to serve as a choral director, instructor and musician for the Purdue Black Voices of Inspiration Choir.  The artist in residence is a full-time administrative position of the Black Cultural Center.
Qualifications
·Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.  Three years of experience in music education or choral direction.
·Evidence of artistic achievement in professional and/or academic choral music program.
·Proven ability to build, sustain and conduct a robust choral music program.
·Experience and knowledge in working with students of color in an educational setting.
·Strong interpersonal and public relations skills necessary for effective communication with campus and community entities.
Responsibilities
•Responsible for the overall operation and creative visionary of the BVOI choir. 
•Teach the fundamentals of music theory, performance, and music history connected to semester   themes
•Plan and conduct regular rehearsals of the choir and their musicians ensuring adequate preparation for all performances. 
•Schedule tours and performances and arrange for transportation, lodging logistics
•Oversee for all aspects of the choral program including conducting programs and active recruitment of new members
•Supervise and delegate ensemble related tasks to student coordinator(s)
•Select, write, arrange, and acquire material for singers and musicians
•Provide supportive educational and social environment for student members
•Mentor, motivate, and advocate for the students of the ensemble and all who are involved in the program.
•Participate in the work of the department and university including recruitment activities, advising and serving on university committees.
•Promote the ensemble and BCC on various media outlets including radio, newspaper and television interviews.
Application Procedures Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2014  All applicants must apply on line www.purdue.edu/hr/careers Hard copies of application materials and a CD or DVD of previous work should also be sent to: Renee Thomas, Director, Purdue University Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906,  rathomas@purdue.edu, Department Africana Studies Below is a link for you to submit your application materials.  Please feel free to share this announcement with other interested individuals.  I have also included a comprehensive summary of the position below. 
http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1402690&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.VCL0MiYa6cM.mailto
Other Information The Black Cultural Center is home to the Performing Arts Ensemble program consisting of a drama company, choir, dance troupe and creative writing program.  The performing arts ensembles are creative laboratories, which provide students opportunities to learn about and contribute to African American and African Diaspora artist traditions. 
Purdue Black Cultural Center The Purdue Black Cultural Center is a nationally acclaimed organization and treasured educational resource.  It is a focal point for the African American experience and a force for cultural enrichment and intellectual growth at Purdue University an in the community.  The Black Cultural Center is a place where the black experience in America can be explored, celebrated and shared.  The center provides an environment that fosters cross-cultural exchanges and noteworthy research as well as artistic expression through music, dance, drama, visual arts and creative writing.
Purdue Black Voices of Inspiration Choir The Black Voices of Inspiration choral ensemble was founded in 1975. Members include Purdue students and individuals from the community who are committed to the performance of music enhanced by the musical traditions and experiences of African Americans.  The ensemble’s concert literature includes spirituals, jazz, blues, gospel, anthems, hymns and contemporary music. The Black Voices of Inspiration is one of the most widely respected choirs in the Midwest.  The group has performed for the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Purdue University President’s Council and for Neil Armstrong and other astronauts. BVOI has received international acclaim as part of the Voices of America concert tour to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.  They have also participated in educational research tours focusing on the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, Afro/Latin experience and Hurricane Katrina.

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University of Kentucky | Political Science/Sociology | Assistant Professor
Qualifications A successful candidate will be a rising scholar with a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2015 and with demonstrated research in his/her field.
Responsibilities/Duties To teach in the areas of quantitative and qualitative methods.
Application Procedures Please send letter of application, a current CV, 3 letters of reference, a statement of current research projects, a teaching statement, and a copy of one representative publication online to Search Committee Chair, apply online via Interfolio. apply.interfolio.com/25489 Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014.
Other Information The African American and Africana Studies Program and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky seek an Assistant Professor of African American Studies working in the disciplines of sociology or political science. The African American and Africana Studies Program (AAAS) is an interdisciplinary program that advances the study of African American Studies, African Studies and African Diaspora Studies. The position is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the home department of his/her discipline whose teaching and service will be evenly allocated between AAAS and that department. The area of specialization is open. We are particularly interested in individuals with the ability to teach a course in quantitative and qualitative methods. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies | Application Deadline October 30, 2014 | Do not post after October 30, 2014

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Wellesley College | Department Africana Studies | Lecturer - Africana Studies
Qualifications The Africana Studies Department at Wellesley College invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure-track position for a social scientist with specialization in Development Economics, Political Economy, or Psychology. Applicants should have teaching competence in the African Diaspora and Africa. Qualifications: Ph.D. (preferred) ABD (considered.) The position is at the rank of lecturer and will start in September, 2015. We are seeking candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and engaged in scholarly research.
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate will teach four courses a year at both the introductory and advanced levels. Wellesley College is an EO/AA educational institution and employer. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they will contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
Application Procedures Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests and three letters of reference. (The online application will request names/email addresses so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly.) All materials should be submitted online by visiting our application website at https://career.wellesley.edu. If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our online application portal, please email us at working@wellesley.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, but should be submitted no later than November 15, 2014.
Application Deadline 11/15/2014 | Do not post after 11/15/2014 | For more information about being a faculty member at Wellesley please see:
http://www.wellesley.edu/DeanCollege/Diversity/Open_pos/prospectfac.pdf

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Auburn University | Department of English | Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition
Qualifications Required qualifications include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a closely allied field by the August 16, 2015, starting date; a strong research and teaching specialization and an academic background in rhetoric and composition studies; administrative interests in first-year composition and writing program administration; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition; significant potential for successful research, publication, and other scholarly/professional activities; interest in teaching first-year composition; and strong potential as a colleague taking part in the life and work of a unified department of English Studies (including majors in creative writing, literature, and professional writing; graduate concentrations in creative writing, literature, and rhetoric and composition, and a graduate program in technical and professional communication). The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication required. Desired qualifications include a record of publication in the field; administrative experience in first-year composition and writing program administration. Research focus and methodology is open, but we seek candidates with demonstrated research strengths in writing program administration; contemporary composition pedagogy; e-learning (e-portfolios, mobile learning platforms, distance); multimodal literacies; reading/writing connections; historical, regional, and/or feminist rhetorics. Demonstrated strengths in interdisciplinary work and/or civic engagement; interest and/or experience in collaborative work across administrative units (e.g., Writing Center, WAC/WID initiative, Honors College) are preferred. Demonstrated commitments to collaborative teaching, scholarship, and service preferred.
Responsibilities/Duties The teaching load is 2-2, with assignments in upper-division and graduate rhetoric and/or composition courses as well as teaching in the first-year composition component of Auburn's core curriculum. Individuals joining our faculty will be working with us to focus and invigorate our first-year writing program and enrich our graduate concentration in rhetoric and composition as well as our undergraduate majors
Application Procedures Applications will be accepted online at
https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com Please have the following documents ready to upload: cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; contact information for three recommenders; transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire); a portfolio of relevant teaching materials, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments.
Other Information Auburn University is one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2012 edition of the U.S. News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 36th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence. It is located in an attractive college town in the east central part of the state, 90 minutes from Atlanta. The Department of English, the largest in the College of Liberal Arts, offers the BA, MA, MTPC, and PhD.. Diversity among administrators, faculty, staff, and students is an Auburn University commitment. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin October 15; application deadline is December 1.  |Do not post after December 1, 2014

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College of Charleston | Religious Studies Department | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of Religious Studies at the College of Charleston invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professorship, to begin August 16, 2015. We seek a candidate with a PhD degree in Religious Studies or a related discipline, with specialization in African American religions and religions of the American South; the ability to teach religions of Africa or the African Diaspora, such as Afro-Cuban-Caribbean religions, will also be considered. Candidates should have competence in current theories on religion, race, gender, and ethnicity, with some preference for training in ethnography and fieldwork. A PhD by August 2015 in Religious Studies or a closely related discipline is required.
Application Procedures Apply online at HTTPS://JOBS.COFC.EDU by OCTOBER 17. Submit online: cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, a short writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations and syllabi), and contact information for three academic referees who will submit letters of recommendation online. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Zeff Bjerken, search committee chair, at Bjerken@cofc.edu. Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the AAR Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Application Deadline Oct. 17, 2014 | Do not post after Oct. 18, 2014.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte | Department Africana Studies | Assistant or Associate Professor: social justice, human rights and the law
Qualifications Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in social policy and the legal frameworks of race, human/civil rights, migration, labor, health, gender, and cultural identity in the US, or in comparative and transnational settings are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. degree in Africana Studies or any relevant field in the humanities or the social sciences. Relevant experience or credentials in legal studies is desirable but not required. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and service relevant to the rank for which they are applying. Responsibilities/Duties The successful applicant will teach undergraduate, general education, and graduate level courses. He/she will also have the opportunity to be affiliated with the Ph.D. in Public Policy program. The successful applicant is expected to maintain high-quality publication, seek external funding, and contribute to the governance of the department and the university. The Associate Professor applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong trajectory for institutional leadership.
Application Procedures Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position #6912) and must include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample of 30 pages or less. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223. Inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Akin Ogundiran at ogundiran@uncc.edu or to the search committee at africana_studies@uncc.edu.
Other Information The Africana Studies Department at UNC Charlotte is an interdisciplinary academic unit focusing on the study of Africa and the global African Diaspora, including African American life. More information about the department can be found at http://africana.uncc.edu.The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in the state of North Carolina's largest metropolis. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 27,000 culturally diverse students. Application Deadline November 15, 2014 | Do not post after November 15, 2014

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University of Louisville | Department of Pan-African Studies | Assistant Professor Race, Ethnicity and Law

Qualifications The University of Louisville’s Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 2015 whose area of focus is Race, Ethnicity and the Law. The successful candidate should be a strong scholar in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties of African-Americans and people of the African Diaspora. The candidate must have teaching and research interests that include structural racism and its impact on policies and practices that address disparities based on race and ethnicity as well as gender, sexual orientation and immigration status. We are seeking candidates who have completed the Ph.D. or J.D. Outstanding ABD candidates will also be considered.
Responsibilities The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and supervise students’ Masters and Doctoral research.
Application Procedures Applicants should apply on-line at http://louisville.edu, click on Job Opportunities, View our current openings, Faculty/Administrator, and select our position under A&S Pan African Studies by November 15, 2014.  Applicants are required to apply online and attach 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) references list, and 4) statement of research interests under 'Other Document'. Additionally, by email as attachments, send a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, and graduate transcript to Dr. Joy Carew, Dept. of Pan-African Studies at joy.carew@louisville.edu by November 15, 2014.
Other Information The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap.  All minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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University of Louisville | Department of Pan-African Studies | Associate Professor English and Literature

Qualifications The University of Louisville’s Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar at the rank of Associate Professor for an Associate Professor position with tenure beginning July 2015 whose area of specialization is comparative literature with concentrations in African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latin, and African American literature in English.  Knowledge of literature in other languages such as French and Spanish is an advantage.
Responsibilities The successful candidate will focus on the intersection of diaspora, postcolonial, and eighteenth-century studies, and the transcultural intertextuality of African discourses in literature and other forms of popular culture.
Application Procedures Applicants should apply on-line at http://louisville.edu, click on Job Opportunities, View our current openings, Faculty/Administrator, and select our position under A&S Pan African Studies by November 15, 2014.  Applicants are required to apply online and attach 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) references list, and 4) statement of research interests under 'Other Document'. Additionally, by email as attachments, send a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, and graduate transcript to Dr. Joy Carew, Dept. of Pan-African Studies at joy.carew@louisville.edu by November 15, 2014.
Other Information The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap.  All minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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University of Arkansas | School of Social Work | Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Qualifications The School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will begin in August 2015. We seek applicants who demonstrate the ability to work with diverse populations as well as contribute to the diversity of the campus and who are well prepared to teach courses in a cutting-edge and accredited graduate program.
Ph.D. or DSW in social work or related field
MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program
Online teaching experience or evidence of potential for excellence in the area of distance education
Student-centeredness
Record of research productivity or evidence of potential for success in this area
Capacity for and interest in acquiring external funds, especially foundation, state, and/or federal research funds
Interest in the integration of service, teaching and research
Teamwork and collegiality
Preferences:

Experience in the planning and development of on-line courses
A strong research and practice orientation
Practice in various settings and at various levels (e.g. direct service, administration, policy)
Two years post-MSW practice experience
Application Procedures Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should electronically submit their letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to queenb@uark.edu. All inquiries or correspondences should be addressed to:  Dr. Alishia Ferguson, Search Committee Chair, ajfergus@uark.edu, School of Social Work, University of Arkansas, ASUP 106, Fayetteville, AR 72701. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Other Information The candidate will join an excellent, energetic, and productive School of Social Work faculty, playing a substantive role in realizing the vision of the University of Arkansas as a nationally competitive student-centered research university serving Arkansas, the nation and the world. The MSW graduate program offers students one concentration that is conceptualized using the Multi-System Life Course perspective, which equips students with advanced professional knowledge, values and skills for practice with multiple systems across the life course. Our School of Social Work provides the ideal candidate with opportunities to merge the roots of social work with 21st century technological, education, and research approaches to address fundamental social concerns such poverty and social injustice. The School of Social Work will also offer support for our new faculty member in embarking on a successful career in social work education, research, and service while enjoying a high quality of personal and community life. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.| Application Deadline Open until filled

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Muhlenberg College | History Department | Assistant/Associate Professor, African History
Qualifications We seek applicants who are excellent and innovative teachers with both a strong commitment to teaching in a Liberal Arts environment and an active research program. Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment.
Responsibilities/Duties Muhlenberg College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in African History to begin in August 2015. Highly experienced applicants may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. The ideal candidate will also offer courses in the African Diaspora. We expect this hire to contribute to the growth and development of the Africana Studies Program as well as the College's Human Diversity and Global Engagement general academic requirement. All members of the History Department teach topical Introduction to History courses as well as upper-level courses in their field. Department faculty frequently teach First-Year Seminars and our courses are significant contributions to the College's Humanities requirement.
Application Procedures Applicants should submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Mark Stein, Chair of the History Department, a C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level as a single pdf file to: africanasearch@muhlenberg.edu. Please also arrange for graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically. Application deadline is October 30, 2014. Please indicate if you will be available for interviews at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting.
Other Information Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups. Applicants should speak to their experience contributing to the diversity of an academic community. | Application Deadline October 30, 2014 | Do not post after November 15, 2014

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The College of Wooster (Ohio) | Department of Philosophy | tenure-track Assistant Professor
Qualifications The College of Wooster invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015.  The successful applicant should be conversant with both the liberal arts model of education and the analytic tradition in philosophy, and should have a PhD (ABD considered if completion of doctorate is expected by August 2015).
Responsibilities Areas of Specialization: History of Philosophy (Modern or 20th Century Analytic) or Global Justice.  Areas of Competence: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Law, and Logic.  Responsibilities include teaching five undergraduate courses and advising three senior Independent Study projects per academic year.
Application Procedures Submit letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching excellence, and (unofficial) graduate transcripts through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/25887). We will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. http://www.wooster.edu/offices/hr/jobs/opportunities/faculty/phil-tenure/

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University of Oklahoma | The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work | 9‐month tenure track Assistant Professor - August 2015

Qualifications: one. The school is looking to expand our expertise in one or more of the following areas: research, direct practice, and human behavior in the social environment. Candidate requirements include an MSW and an earned doctorate, or completion of doctoral degree by August 2015 in Social Work or related discipline. Two years full‐time post MSW practice experience is preferred.

Responsibilities: Position responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in both foundation and advanced practice curriculums; developing and maintaining an active research agenda; field practicum, student advisement, curriculum planning and development; and participating in service activities. Departmental teaching load is 2‐2 and one field liaison load.

Application Procedures: Application materials are reviewed until the position is filled and must include (1) a letter of application and interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a minimum of three letters of reference, and (4) any additional materials that support your candidacy. Materials are addressed to: Dr. Julie E. Miller‐Cribbs ‐ Professor and Director, University of Oklahoma, Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, 4502 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74129 For questions: E‐MAIL: jmcribbs@ou.edu or CALL: (918) 660‐3378 WE ARE SCREENING CANDIDATES AT CSWE‐APM IN TAMPA BAY – PLEASE VISIT OUR BOOTH IN THE DISPLAY HALL

Other Information: The school is committed to enhancing faculty and staff diversity and especially encourages individuals from historically underrepresented populations to apply. The school offers fully accredited Master and Bachelor Social Work Programs to 450 students annually, and is dedicated to the enhancement of human well‐being, alleviation of poverty and oppression, and developing and improving systems of public social services. OU‐Tulsa is located on a beautiful campus that includes new state of the art classrooms, a social simulation center, and close contact with health sciences programs. The following links provide more information about the School of Social Work:socialwork.ou.edu, OU Tulsa: http://tulsa.ou.edu/, facts about OU: http://www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html, a welcome from University President David Boren: http://www.ou.edu/content/web/about_ou/presidentswelcome.html and overview of University employee benefits: http://hr.ou.edu/employment/. Oklahoma is a state with geographic diversity including urban, metropolitan, and rural and frontier areas, and considerable socio‐demographic and cultural diversity. Oklahoma ranks low in performance on almost all health and well‐being measures, and this indication of high need places the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work in a position of responding to considerable social problems. With two campuses (Norman and Tulsa), the School delivers the only graduate program of social work in the state, and therefore holds sole responsibility for educating a diverse array of graduate students for a variety of professional Social Work practice fields. The School thrives on a collegial, engaged and supportive environment. The University provides exceptional institutional supports for new faculty in research development: http://vprnorman.ou.edu/resources/new‐faculty as well as teaching development: http://www.ou.edu/cte.html Tulsa (www.cityoftulsa.org/) was recently voted as one of the top 10 places to live by Relocate America and is an economically sound and close knit community located in the Green Country of Northeastern Oklahoma. A burgeoning art scene, which includes four art museums, and a revitalized downtown area only add to the sense of activity and culture that are available in Tulsa. Known to its citizens as more of a big town rather than a small city, Tulsa is a choice place to live, with "community" being one of its strong points. Tulsa has a rich cultural legacy that is worth not only exploring but living within as well. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Oklahoma | The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work | 9‐month tenure track Assistant Professor - August 2015 (Norman Campus)

Qualifications: The University of Oklahoma, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work invites nominations & applications for a 9‐month tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2015. The school is looking to expand our expertise in one or more of the following areas: Macro (Group, Community, Organizational) Theory and Practice, mental health, health, and administrative practice. Two years full‐time post MSW practice experience is preferred. Candidate requirements include an MSW and an earned doctorate, or completion of doctoral degree by August 2015 in Social Work or related discipline.

Responsibilities: Position responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in both foundation and advanced practice curriculums; developing and maintaining an active research agenda; field practicum, student advisement, curriculum planning and development; and participating in service activities. Successful candidates are required to teach two courses each semester in addition to serve as faculty liaison to one section of field education per year.

Application Procedures: Application materials are reviewed until the positions are filled and must include (1) a letter of application and interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a minimum of three letters of reference, and (4) any additional materials that support your candidacy. Materials are addressed to: Dr. Julie E. Miller‐Cribbs ‐ Professor and Director, University of Oklahoma, Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, 700 Elm Avenue ‐ Norman, OK 73019, For questions: E‐MAIL: jmcribbs@ou.edu or CALL: (918) 660‐3378 WE ARE SCREENING CANDIDATES AT CSWE‐APM IN TAMPA, FL. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Other Information: The school is committed to enhancing faculty and staff diversity and especially encourages individuals from historically underrepresented populations to apply.

The school offers fully accredited Master and Bachelor Social Work Programs to 500 students annually, and is dedicated to the enhancement of human well‐being, alleviation of poverty and oppression, and developing and improving systems of public social services. The school moved into the state‐of‐art Anne and Henry Zarrow Hall in 2011, a space featuring advanced computing and video technology, along with cutting edge social work practice observation suites. The following links provide more information about the School of Social Work socialwork.ou.edu , facts about OU: http://www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html ,a welcome from UniversityPresident David Boren: http://www.ou.edu/content/web/about_ou/presidentswelcome.html and overview of

University employee benefits: http://hr.ou.edu/employment/. Oklahoma is a state with geographic diversity including urban, metropolitan, and rural and frontier areas, and considerable socio‐demographic and cultural diversity. Oklahoma ranks low in performance on almost all health and well‐being measures, and this indication of high need places the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work in a position of responding to considerable social problems. With two campuses (Norman and Tulsa), the School delivers the only graduate program of social work in the state, and therefore holds sole responsibility for educating a diverse array of graduate students for a variety of professional Social Work practice fields. The School thrives on a collegial, engaged and supportive environment. The University provides exceptional institutional supports for new faculty in research development: http://vpr‐orman.ou.edu/resources/newfaculty as well as teaching development: http://www.ou.edu/cte.html The City of Norman (pop 115,000) is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City (Metro pop. 1.1 million). This year, Norman, OK was named the third least expensive city to live in the United States by Kiplinger Personal Finance (2013). Norman has been consistently added to the list of best places to live in the U.S. because of strong community ties, high quality of life, and appreciation for diversity, the arts and culture. You can learn more about life in Norman: http://www.ci.norman.ok.us/content/norman‐life and life in OKC: http://www.visitokc.com The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Oklahoma's Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education | Department of Educational Psychology | Assistant Professor, 9-month Tenure Track Position in Counseling Psychology

Qualifications: PhD in Counseling Psychology from APA-accredited program; licensed or license eligible. The ideal candidate will have: (1) evidence of an active research program; (2) experience in undergraduate and/or graduate instruction and mentoring; (3) experience in clinical supervision of students in training, (4) evidence of external funding efforts, and (5) a commitment to further diversity and social justice efforts through research, teaching, and service.

Responsibilities/Duties: Teach graduate courses in counseling psychology, conduct programmatic research, advise and mentor graduate students, pursue external funding, provide service to the University and profession. Starting date:  8/12/2015. 

Program Description: The Counseling Psychology program, APA-accredited since 1988, is a dynamic program with competitive admissions, small cohorts, and exciting opportunities to partner with local community agencies and other campus programs. Students acquire skills in a variety of counseling and clinical techniques through comprehensive training based on a scientist-practitioner-advocate model.

Application Procedures: Submitted application materials should include (1) a cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications listed above, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) preprints/reprints, (4) statements of research and teaching interests, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) three letters of reference. For other questions related to the application process you can contact Dr. Beesley at dbeesley@ou.edu or 405-214-8858. To Apply:  Submit application materials at: jobs.ou.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=85833 Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions may be directed to:  Dr. Denise Beesley, Search Committee Chair, dbeesley@ou.edu.

Other Information: The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Temple University | African American Studies | Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in African American Studies Position for Fall 2015
Qualifications   The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or liberal discipline, with an emphasis on the nature of social anthropology. The preferred areas of specialization are contemporary language and cultural analysis, African festivals and rituals, and the influence of culture on social movements for justice. The applicant should be conversant with the latest theories in African and American society, kinship and relational modalities in the African world, and contemporary African American expressions of language. The applicant should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a research agenda consistent with working in a research-oriented department. A Ph.D. is required.

Responsibilities/Duties  The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or liberal discipline, with an emphasis on the nature of social anthropology. The preferred areas of specialization are contemporary language and cultural analysis, African festivals and rituals, and the influence of culture on social movements for justice. The applicant should be conversant with the latest theories in African and American society, kinship and relational modalities in the African world, and contemporary African American expressions of language. The applicant should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a research agenda consistent with working in a research-oriented department. A Ph.D. is required.

Application Procedures  Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees, and a short writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by December 1, 2014 to: Anne Eckert at ake@temple.edu or Molefi Kete Asante, Department of African American Studies, Temple University, 1115 W. Polett, Philadelphia, Pa. l9122.  Salary competitive. Tenure Track Appointment. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer.

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University of California Riverside | Anthropology | Tenure-Track Professor in Biological Anthropology
Qualifications We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on past human populations, especially in bioarchaeology concerned with health issues resulting from class, gender, or ethnic differences through the study of osteological remains, both in their burial and lived contexts. The ideal candidate's research and teaching should interface with one or more of the areas of departmental strength.
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division as well as upper-division and graduate courses in her or his field of specialization.
Application Procedures Letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, up to three scholarly writing samples, recent teaching evidence, and three letters of recommendation. Application Deadline Review of applications will begin November 16, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled
Other Information Application materials may be submitted at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00199, or to the Department of Anthropology, UC Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521. Electronic application and submission of materials is strongly preferred.
Salary Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Do not post after 07/01/15

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University of California Riverside | Anthropology | Tenure-Track Professor in Linguistic Anthropology
Qualifications Candidates must be ABD at the time of application and must have a PhD. by the time of appointment (07/01/15). We seek applications from linguistic anthropologists whose anthropological research is broadly concerned with the study of language within the context of cultural and social life as it articulates with the intersections of class, race, and/or gender.The ideal candidate's research and teaching should interface with one or more of the areas of departmental strength.
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division as well as upper-division and graduate courses in his or her area of specialization.
Application Procedures Documentation required include a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, up to three scholarly writing samples, recent teaching evidence, and three letters of recommendation. Application materials may be submitted at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00199, or to the Department of Anthropology, UC Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521. Electronic application and submission of materials is strongly preferred. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Application Deadline Review of applications will begin November 16, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled | Do not post after 07/01/15

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The Pennsylvania State University | Richards Civil War Era Center | Postdoctoral Fellowship, History (PSU #53052)
Qualifications In partnership with the Africana Research Center (ARC), the Richards Civil War Era Center invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African-American history for 2015-2016. All research interests spanning the origins of slavery through the Civil Rights movement will receive favorable consideration. Proposals that mesh with the Richard Center's interests in slavery, abolition, and emancipation, as well as comparative or Atlantic history, are especially welcome. The successful applicant will have access to the Richards Center's and the ARC's intellectual and professional resources, including the assignment of a mentor, the opportunity to attend professional development workshops, the chance to audit a graduate seminar, and the funds to invite two senior scholars to read and comment on the fellow's project. There is no requirement for teaching. Successful applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. within the previous two academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive.
Application Procedures To assure full consideration, complete application packets including cover letter describing your research and goals for the fellowship year, a curriculum vita (6 page maximum), and a writing sample of no more than 30 double-spaced pages, should be submitted online at https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53052 no later than November 10, 2014. Three letters of reference should be addressed to the attention of the ESSS Selection Committee and emailed directly to richardscenter@psu.edu. Please direct questions about the process via e-mail to richardscenter@psu.edu.
Other Information CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.  Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.  Application Deadline November 10, 2014 |Do not post after November 11, 2014

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California State University, East Bay | Department of Ethnic Studies | Assistant or Associate Professor
Qualifications Earned PhD in Ethnic Studies or an allied field/discipline with specialization in African American Studies at time of appointment is required. Research in social justice within in an African American context as demonstrated by a record of scholarly achievement is required. Additional expertise and training in one or more of the following areas is preferred: sustainability/environmental racism, women of color feminism/womanism; civil rights movements; prison abolition movements; African-American GLBTQ activism; transnational organizing; structural inequality in education; and /or restorative justice. Additionally, candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach effectively; experience working with a diverse student population, including first generation college students and students whose first language is not English. Experience with online coursework preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University's program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
Responsibilities/Duties The successful candidate will teach coursework within the area of African American studies with an emphasis on African American social justice. The successful candidate will also teach other coursework as assigned within the Department of Ethnic Studies. The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with other hires within the 2015 new hire cohort theme of Teaching Sustainability in Diversity towards producing and implementing educational models that promote student learning in an integrative approach to social justice and sustainability. Successful candidate will be required to work with cross-campus initiatives to increase African-American student retention and graduation rates. In addition to teaching and research, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay may include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.
Application Procedures For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by October 6, 2014. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita at https://my.csueastbay.edu/psp/pspdb1/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. If you are considered as a finalist for the position, you may be subject to a background check.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
Salary Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience; subject to budgetary authorization.

Other Information THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body of over 14,000 students, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The University has campuses in Hayward, Contra Costa County, Online, and in Oakland, California. Our 600 faculty offer bachelor's degrees in 42 fields, minors in 62 fields, master's degrees in 36 fields, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/  THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Ethnic Studies provides an academically rigorous program that substantively contributes to California State University East Bay's public commitment to provide a multicultural learning experience. Our comparative and interdisciplinary program covers five core areas: African American Studies; American Indian Studies; Asian American Studies; Latino/a and Latin American Studies; and Gender/Sexualities in Communities of Color. We offer a Bachelor's degree in Ethnic Studies including a degree that can be obtained through online courses. In our courses, we teach students to analyze social relations of race, class, gender, and sexuality; develop nuanced understandings of social justice; and act as socially responsible global citizens. In addition, our program is committed to comparative, transnational, and intersectional approaches. The content of our major mirrors three elements of Cal State East Bay's mission to "support a diverse student body with academically rich, culturally relevant learning experiences which prepare students to apply their education to meaningful lifework, and to be socially responsible contributors to society, "work collaboratively and respectfully as members and leaders of diverse teams and communities, and to "apply knowledge of diversity and multicultural competencies to promote equity and social justice in our communities.
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Johns Hopkins University | Africana Studies, Humanities | Assistant Professor, Africana Studies in the Social Sciences Tenure Track
Qualifications The Center for Africana Studies of the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences seeks Assistant Professors of Africana Studies in the Social Sciences. The Center for Africana Studies (CAS) is an interdisciplinary program that advances the study of African American Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies, and Urban Studies. For more information on CAS, please visit our website http://krieger.jhu.edu/africana/index.html  A successful candidate will be a rising scholar with demonstrated research in his/her field.

Responsibilities\Duties The position is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the home department of his/her discipline whose teaching and service will be evenly allocated between Africana Studies and that department.  The position is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the home department of his/her discipline whose teaching and service will be evenly allocated between Africana Studies and that department. 

Application Procedures Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/d76p8tn

For the Social Sciences position, please send letter of application, a current CV, a statement of current research projects, and a copy of one representative publication online to Search Committee Chair via http://apply.interfolio.com/25089. Other Information Review of applications will begin September 2014. | Application Deadline 09/27/2014 |Do not post after 09/27/2014 Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.
 

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Johns Hopkins University | Africana Studies, Humanities | Assistant Professor, Africana Studies in the Humanities Tenure Track
Qualifications The Center for Africana Studies of the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences seeks Assistant Professors of Africana Studies in the Humanities, with special consideration given to those working in the disciplines of economics, anthropology, or political science; particularly those whose work in these disciplines focuses on inequality or public health. The Center for Africana Studies (CAS) is an interdisciplinary program that advances the study of African American Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies, and Urban Studies. For more information on CAS, please visit our website http://krieger.jhu.edu/africana/index.html  A successful candidate will be a rising scholar with demonstrated research in his/her field.

Responsibilities\DutiesThe position is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the home department of his/her discipline whose teaching and service will be evenly allocated between Africana Studies and that department. 
Application Procedures Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/d76p8tn For the Humanities position, please send letter of application, a current CV, a statement of current research projects, and a copy of one representative publication online to Search Committee Chair via http://apply.interfolio.com/25088.
Other Information Review of applications will begin September 2014. | Application Deadline 09/27/2014 | Do not post after 09/27/2014 Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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Texas A&M University | Africana Studies Program | Open Rank Faculty in Africana Religions
Qualifications The Africana Studies and Religious Studies programs at Texas A&M University invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the assistant, associate or full professor rank, to begin September 1, 2015. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Africana Studies or a closely related field is essential and must be complete by August 1, 2015. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching and research credentials in one or more of the following areas: Religions of Africa, Religions of the Caribbean, African Religions in North America, Indigenous African Religions and/or Religions of the African Diaspora. Multiple theoretical perspectives are welcome. Teaching and research in Women's and Gender Studies or Womanist Theology desirable. Standard 2/2 teaching load includes Introduction to Africana Studies, World Religions, and specialized courses. Service to the Interdisciplinary Programs in Religious Studies and Africana Studies and research publication expected.
Responsibilities/Duties Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank will have a Ph.D. and an established program of research that clearly demonstrates potential for sustained, nationally prominent scholarship. Applicants at the Associate rank will have a Ph.D. and a record of nationally prominent scholarship. Appointment at the rank of Full Professor may be possible for applicants with a Ph.D. and an exceptional record of nationally and internationally prominent research. Applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must demonstrate a record meriting tenure at a research university that has a Carnegie classification of RU/VH and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
Application Procedures Submit letter of application, a statement of research agenda and goals in an academic institution, c.v., and a list of references to Dr. Donnalee Dox, Chair AFST/RELS Search Committee, Religious Studies Program, MS 4346, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843 or electronically to dox@tamu.edu. Review of applications begins October 15, 2014 and continues until an appointment is made. Texas A&M University is committed to a diverse educational environment. Applications from women and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records state.
Salary competitive | Application Deadline until filled | Do not post after 11-20-14

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Purdue University | Department of Sociology  |Department Head
Qualifications: Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Sociology and a distinguished record of research and publication suitable for an appointment as a full professor with tenure in Sociology and ample evidence of leadership/administrative experience and ability. Areas of specialty are open.
Responsibilities/Duties Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Purdue's Department of Sociology offers degrees at the BA, MS, and PhD levels, and its faculty have a range of research and teaching specializations (see http://www.cla.purdue.edu/sociology). The Department of Sociology seeks a Department Head to further develop the strengths of a dynamic department through effective management, leadership, and a shared vision of the Department's future. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015, for an initial period of five years and is renewable. The Department Head is appointed by and reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Application Procedures Candidates should submit a letter of application outlining research interests, a vita, and a statement of approach to administration and departmental leadership to: R. Douglas Hurt, Chair, Head Search Advisory Committee, Department of Sociology, Purdue University, 700 W State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Electronic submissions in Word or .pdf files may be emailed to socsearch@purdue.edu. Names of references will be requested from finalists. Review of applicants will begin on November 7, 2014, but applications received after this date will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Other Information Purdue offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package. The university is located in an affordable greater metropolitan area of approximately 200,000 people, conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago. Application Deadline Until Filled | Do not post after January 1, 2015

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Brooklyn College | Africana Studies | Assistant Professor - Caribbean Studies Social Scientist
Qualifications: - Ph.D. in the Social Sciences (Political Science or Sociology) required by the time of appointment
- A demonstrated history of engagement with their academic field, their institution, and their students
- A demonstrated proficiency in quantitative methodologies is preferred
Responsibilities/Duties: The Department of Africana Studies at Brooklyn College the City University of New York invites candidates to apply for a tenure track Assistant Professor - Caribbean Studies Social Scientist beginning in the Fall of 2015. Applicants should specialize in contemporary Caribbean politics or societies, Caribbean migration to the United States, and Caribbean communities in the United States.  The candidate may teach courses in our department that are cross-listed with the Political Science Department, courses that are part of the degree requirements for the Caribbean Studies Program, and at least one course in the College's general education curriculum. In addition the candidate may participate in the emerging Urban Studies program. The successful candidate would perform teaching, research, publication, and curricular development in his/her areas of expertise.
The Africana Studies Department treats Africa and its diaspora in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America with equal depth. Our focus on the Caribbean reflects our commitment to the borough and its high percentage of migrants from the English, Spanish, and French Caribbean. The majority of the College's students of African descent are from the Caribbean.
Application Procedures: Interested applicants should submit an application online by visiting www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/facultyjobs and search for CUNY Job ID 11080.
Other Information: $61,903 - $74,133; Commensurate with experience and credentials.
All appointments are subject to financial availability. Brooklyn College is an EO/AA employer. | Application Deadline November 20, 2014 |Do not post after November 20, 2014

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Eastern Michigan University | Department of Africology and African American Studies | Tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Pos. #00222

Qualifications The candidate must possesses a good record of scholarship and teaching. We want a versatile scholar who has shown commitment to the discipline of African American Studies as his or her primary choice of academic career. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in African American Studies or a cognate area. ABD candidates are welcome to apply, provided that by the effective date of the appointment in fall, 2015, a successful applicant must have earned his or her doctorate degree in African American Studies or a cognate area.
Responsibilities/Duties  Candidate to fill a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American Studies with an established specialization and expertise in the affairs of African-origin communities located in the Caribbean and/or South American regions.  These population-areas, among other regions, constitute a critical pillar of academic credibility and intellectual integrity in holistic studies of the African world. This new hire must possess or demonstrate a capacity for developing needed and viable curricular proposals related to African-origin communities of the Caribbean and/or South American regions, including a new minor in "African Caribbean and/or South American Studies" as part of the overall curricular programs of the department.
At the present time, the department offers a major and a minor in African American Studies, along with a graduate certificate in African American Studies and an undergraduate certificate in African Studies. The department also contributes to EMU's General Education program, and the new hire must possess demonstrable capacity/competence for developing viable student learning outcomes for general education course proposals in his or her area of expertise.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required. This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Application Procedures:  Applications should include a cover letter and resume. Each applicant must also provide transcripts of his/her academic degrees, a pertinent writing sample.
Three letters of recommendation should be addressed and sent to the Chair of the search committee for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Department of Africology and African American Studies, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT http://www.emich.edu/jobs
140 McKenny Hall | Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-3430 | 734-487-0076 | hr_employment@emich.edu
Position #00222, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES) CH
For specific information by employment classification, click here to review the Benefits in Brief information.  Salary Depends on Qualifications.  Application Deadline The deadline for submission of complete applications is November 15, 2014. Review of the applications will begin after that date.
Do not post after November 15, 2014

Other Information: EMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator that is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and applicants with disabilities, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups.
Other Information Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.
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California State University, Northridge  | Psychology | Assistant Professor (Cultural or Multicultural Psychology ) & Assistant Professor (Cognitive Psychology)
Qualifications Assistant Professor-Cultural or Multicultural Psychology:  The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Assistant Professor-Cognitive Psycholog:  The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will be a s{blocked}ed and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered. Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.
Responsibilities/Duties Assistant Professor-Cultural or Multicultural Psychology:
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology master's program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.
Assistant Professor-Cognitive Psychology: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology master's program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.
Application Procedures Application Deadline for both positions:
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email to cognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Application Procedures: Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255
or
Cognitive Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077. Salary $62,000 - $65,000
Application Deadline October 15, 2014 | Do not post after October 15, 2014
Other Information In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. The University: Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

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University of North Carolina, Asheville | Political Science | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina Asheville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant level in American Politics, with the appointment beginning Fall 2015. A completed Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment is preferred (although ABD will be considered). The successful candidate will show evidence of a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts institution as well as potential for scholarly growth. Candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for leadership in serving UNC Asheville's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activities are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities The department seeks applicants who are prepared to teach a broad array of classes in American Politics and help develop the department's offerings in the subfield. Although the department is open as to the candidate's area of specialization, candidates must be prepared to deliver some essential American Politics courses (e.g., Intro to American Politics, Elections, the Presidency). There are also opportunities to cross-list or teach courses in interdisciplinary programs including Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies. In addition, faculty members should be prepared to teach in the university's core curriculum, including the Humanities sequence required of all UNC Asheville students. The typical teaching load of political science faculty is three, 4-credit courses per semester, with a favorable student-instructor ratio.
Application Procedures Please submit applications electronically at https:/jobs.unca.edu including: a letter of interest, specifically addressing the applicant's qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; evidence of teaching excellence; and three recent letters of recommendation. Any questions about the position should be directed to Linda Cornett at lcornett@unca.edu. The department will begin reviewing applications August 15, 2014. Priority will be given to completed applications received prior to October 1, but the search will continue until the position is filled.
Other Information UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
Application Deadline October 1, 2014 | Do not post after October 1, 2014

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University of Delaware | Black American Studies | Temporary Assistant Professor of Instruction
Qualifications The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware is seeking to fill a full time Temporary Assistant Professor of Instruction in Africana Studies or a related social science field. The successful candidate will join a vibrant department committed to teaching and doing research on people of African ancestry. The start date is September 1, 2014, and the position is for one year, renewable yearly for 2 additional years--subject to satisfactory performance. Salary is competitive.
Responsibilities/Duties Applicants will be expected to teach up to four core courses in our undergraduate program each semester, including such classes as Introduction to Black American Studies, Survey of African American Culture, and Contemporary Issues in African American Culture. Applicants with a PhD will receive priority. Applicants who are ABD will also be considered. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated ability to teach courses with a healthy enrollment. Dedication to working closely with students and other instructors is preferable. More information on the department may be obtained at our website: www.bams.udel.edu.
Application Procedures Applicants should visit www.udel.edu/udjobs and read the "Applicant Instructions" under the "Resources for Applicants" tab before submitting their application. At this website applicants must upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae (in one document) when applying for this position. In addition, we are requesting that a teaching portfolio (that includes a teaching statement, student evaluations, and sample syllabi) be forwarded to Dr. Erica Armstrong- Dunbar at era@udel.edu. If necessary, printed materials may be sent to Search Committee--Temporary Visiting Assistant Professorship, Department of Black American Studies, 417 Ewing Hall, Newark DE 19716. Review of applications will begin June 2, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. Inquiries should be addressed to the department chair, Carol E. Henderson at ceh@udel.edu.
Other Information Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The Department of Black American Studies is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Salary is competitive. Application Deadline Review of applications will begin June 2, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. | Do not post after NA

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DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS | POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

For inquiries, please contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in all disciplines for Scholar-in-Residence appointments. Applicants should either be working toward a Ph.D. or a M.F.A. degree, or should have been awarded the degree no more than five years prior to the date of the application. Applicants must be either U.S. citizens or unconditional permanent residents, committed and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of member colleges and their faculties.

Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that for beginning instructors or assistant professors. Postdoctoral scholars will be assigned to teach no more than 60% of the sponsoring institution’s teaching load, and participate in other activities at the host institution. Mentoring of teaching and scholarship will be provided. 

Applications are shared with all Consortium member schools that subsequently award appointments according to their policies and procedures.

While there is no deadline, most member schools begin reviewing applications in the fall.

Applications submitted on or after July 1, 2014 will be considered during 2014-15 for fellowships in academic year 2015-16.

Consortium Members Institutions: Allegheny College • Bard College at Simon’s Rock • Bowdoin College • Bryn Mawr College • Carleton College •Centenary College of LA • College of the Holy Cross • Colorado College • Denison University • DePauw University • Dickinson College • Gettysburg College • Goucher College • Grinnell College • Gustavus Adolphus College • Hamilton College • Haverford College • Hobart and William Smith Colleges • Lafayette College • Lawrence University • Luther College • Macalester College • Mount Holyoke College • Muhlenberg College • Oberlin College • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Reed College • University of Richmond • Ripon College •Saint Lawrence University •Saint Olaf College • Scripps College  • Skidmore College • Smith College • Southwestern University • Swarthmore College • Trinity College • Vassar College • Wellesley College • The College of Wooster

Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/for information and to apply.

For inquiries contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu

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DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS | POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for Scholar-in-Residence appointments. Applicants should be working toward a PhD, or should have been awarded the degree no more than five years prior to the date of the application. Applicants must be either U.S. citizens or unconditional permanent residents, committed and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of member colleges and their faculties.

Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that for beginning instructors or assistant professors. Postdoctoral scholars will be assigned to teach no more than 60% of the sponsoring institution’s teaching load, and participate in other activities at the host institution. Mentoring of teaching and scholarship will be provided. 

Applications are shared with all Consortium member schools that subsequently award appointments according to their policies and procedures.

While there is no deadline, most member schools begin reviewing applications in the fall.

Applications submitted on or after July 1, 2014 will be considered during 2014-15 for fellowships in academic year 2015-16.

Consortium Members Institutions: Allegheny College • Bard College at Simon’s Rock • Bowdoin College • Bryn Mawr College • Carleton College •Centenary College of LA •College of the Holy Cross  •Colorado College • Denison University • DePauw University • Dickinson College • Gettysburg College • Goucher College • Grinnell College • Gustavus Adolphus College • Hamilton College • Haverford College • Hobart and William Smith Colleges • Lafayette College • Lawrence University • Luther College • Macalester College • Mount Holyoke College • Muhlenberg College • Oberlin College • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Reed College • University of Richmond • Ripon College • Saint Olaf College • Scripps College  • Skidmore College • Smith College • Southwestern University • Swarthmore College • Trinity College • Vassar College • Wellesley College • The College of Wooster

Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/for information and to apply.

For inquiries contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu 

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The  University of Oklahoma | Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work | Faculty Positions - Tenure Track Assistant Professors (Norman Campus)

The University of Oklahoma, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work invites nominations & applications for two 9-month tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2014. The school is looking to expand our expertise in one or more of the following areas: lifespan development, Macro (Group, Community, Organizational) Theory and Practice, mental health, health, and administrative practice.

Qualificaions/Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in both foundation and advanced practice curriculums; developing and maintaining an active research agenda; field practicum, student advisement,  curriculum planning and development; and participating in service activities. Successful candidates are required to teach two courses each semester in addition to serve as faculty liaison to one section of field education per year.

Candidate requirements include an MSW, two years full-time post MSW practice experience preferred, and an earned doctorate, or completion of doctoral degree by August 2014 in Social Work or related discipline. The school is committed to enhancing faculty and staff diversity and especially encourages individuals from historically underrepresented populations to apply.

The school offers fully accredited Master and Bachelor Social Work Programs to 450 students annually, and is dedicated to the enhancement of human well-being, alleviation of poverty and oppression, and developing and improving systems of public social services. The school moved into the state-of-art Anne and Henry Zarrow Hall in 2011, a space featuring advanced computing and video technology, along with cutting edge social work practice observation suites. The following links provide more information about the School of Social Work:www.socialwork.ou.edu, facts about OU: http://www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html , a welcome from University President David Boren: http://www.ou.edu/content/web/about_ou/presidentswelcome.html and overview of University employee benefits: http://hr.ou.edu/employment/.

Application Procedures: Application materials are reviewed until the positions are filled and must include (1) a letter of application and interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) reference list with name, address, phone and e-mail address for a minimum of three references, and (4) any additional materials that support your candidacy. Materials are addressed to:

Dr. Julie E. Miller-Cribbs - Professor and Interim Director

University of Oklahoma, Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

700 Elm Avenue - Norman, OK 73019

For questions: E-MAIL: lbradford@ou.edu or CALL: (405) 325-9063

WE ARE SCREENING CANDIDATES AT CSWE-APM IN DALLAS, TX AND WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

Other Information: Oklahoma is a state with geographic diversity including urban, metropolitan, and rural and frontier areas, and considerable socio-demographic and cultural diversity. Oklahoma ranks low in performance on almost all health and well-being measures, and this indication of high need places the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work in a position of responding to considerable social problems. With two campuses (Norman and Tulsa), the School delivers the only graduate program of social work in the state, and therefore holds sole responsibility for educating a diverse array of graduate students for a variety of professional Social Work practice fields. The School thrives on a collegial, engaged and supportive environment. The University provides exceptional institutional supports for new faculty in research development: http://vpr-norman.ou.edu/resources/newfaculty as well as teaching development: http://www.ou.edu/pii/index.html.  The City of Norman (pop 115,000) is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City (Metro pop. 1.1 million). This year, Norman, OK was named the third least expensive city to live in the United States by Kiplinger Personal Finance (2013). Norman has been consistently added to the list of best places to live in the U.S. because of strong community ties, high quality of life, and appreciation for diversity, the arts and culture. You can learn more about life in Norman: http://www.ci.norman.ok.us/content/norman-life and life in OKC: http://www.visitokc.com. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, sex, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

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Alabama State University | Department Communications | Chair, Associate Professor of Communications

Qualifications A Ph.D. in Communications, or related field (Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, International Relations, Government), credentials to qualify for the rank of associate professor or higher with 3 years of teaching experience at the college or university level. Preference will be given to applicants serving in an academic administrative position at the college/university level and to those who qualify for full professor.
Responsibilities/Duties Alabama State University, Academic Affairs, invites applications to fill the position of Chair, Associate Professor of Communications. This position reports to the dean and supervises the work of all faculty and staff members assigned to the department; assists the dean with formulating and administering instructional and academic policies; develops and revises courses, ensures that course syllabi are prepared properly and are up to date and incorporates methods for improving instruction; transmits course objectivities and departmental reports to the dean; promotes the preparation of grant proposals to fund departmental programs; assists in administering grants awarded to support such programs; supervises the preparation of materials pertaining the department to be published in University catalogs; identifies the need for new faculty positions or the need to fill vacant positions; evaluates the performance of faculty members of the department; prepares class schedules, makes faculty assignments, and ensures that the competencies are consistent with departmental objectives; ensures that all departmental majors and minors receive proper academic advising; determines the need of supplies, equipment, library and related materials and ensures these needs are met; prepares and submits a departmental budget, in consultation with the Dean of the College and University financial planners and ensures the approved budget is administered properly; teaches courses as prescribed for academic chairs and performs other duties as assigned.
Application Procedures Visit the Alabama State University website at www.alasu.edu/hr to complete an online employment application. Salary Negotiable
Application Deadline Until Filled | Do not post after N/A

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Alabama State University | Department History & Political Science | Chair, Associate Professor of History or Political Science
Qualifications A Ph.D. in History, Political Science or related field (Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, International Relations or Government), credentials to qualify for the rank of associate professor or higher with 3 years of teaching experience at the college or university level. Preference will be given to applicants serving in an academic administrative position at the college/university level and to those who qualify for full professor.
Responsibilities/Duties Alabama State University, Academic Affairs, invites applications to fill the vacant position of Chair/Professor of History and Political Science. This position reports to the dean and supervises the work of all faculty and staff members assigned to the department; assists the dean with formulating and administering instructional and academic policies; develops and revises courses, ensures that course syllabi are prepared properly and up to date and incorporate methods for improving instruction; transmits course objectives and departmental reports to the dean; promotes the preparation of grant proposals to fund departmental programs; assists in administering grants awarded to support such programs; supervises the preparation of materials pertaining to the department to be published in University catalogs; identifies the need for new faculty positions or the need to fill vacant positions; evaluates the performance of faculty members of the department; prepares class schedules, makes faculty assignments, and ensures that the competencies are consistent with departmental objectives; ensures that all departmental majors and minors receive proper academic advising; determines the need of supplies, equipment, library and related materials and ensures these needs are met; prepares and submits a departmental budget, in consultation with the Dean of the College and University financial planners and ensures the approved budget is administered properly; teaches courses as prescribed for academic chairs and performs other duties as assigned.
Application Procedures Visit the Alabama State University website at www.alasu.edu/hr to complete an online employment application. Salary Negotiable

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