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Faculty (open-rank), History of Science, Health, or Disability, with focus on Africa
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 23, 2023
Title Faculty (open-rank), History of Science, Health, or Disability, with focus on Africa
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • History - General
    Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
    Humanities - General
The Department of History at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for TWO open-rank, tenure-track positions in African History. One position is open to all fields, and this second position prioritizes Science, Health, or Disability broadly conceived, including intersections with religion, environment, gender, sexuality, etc. Salary and compensation will be competitive, commensurate with rank and achievement. A strong scholarly record and commitment to teaching are expected.

This search is part of a cluster of interdisciplinary hires in areas prioritized for investment and expansion by university leadership. Successful candidates will join a collegial and energetic department that is already home to active programs in medical humanities, Disability Studies, histories of race, gender and sexuality, and histories of empire and religion.

UB History faculty members are dedicated researchers and teachers eager to work with students in introductory surveys, upper-level undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars. Standard duties for academic-year (10-month) faculty at UB, an R1 University and AAU member institution, include maintaining a strong research program; teaching two courses per semester, including undergraduate courses and graduate seminars; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, including training graduate students and advising PhD dissertations; and providing service to the Department and University.

We seek a colleague whose teaching, research, and service have prepared them to contribute to the Department and University’s commitment to equity and the inclusion of diverse students and audiences in higher education. We are especially interested in a candidate with experience supporting and mentoring a diverse student body.

Review of applications will begin October 2, 2023.

Located on the traditional territories of the Seneca Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the University at Buffalo is New York State’s largest and most comprehensive public university. A premier center for graduate and professional education, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities and is among the leading research-intensive public universities in the United States.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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