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Assistant Professor, Africana and American Studies
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2022
Title Assistant Professor, Africana and American Studies
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Africana and American Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • American Studies
    African American Studies
The Department of Africana and American Studies (housing a PhD and MA in American Studies and undergraduate degrees in African and African American Studies and American Studies) at the University at Buffalo is seeking to make an appointment to its faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023.

We are seeking a specialist in African Studies, with broad interests in popular culture and gender, who can contribute to our interdisciplinary unit. In addition to research, the successful candidate will be expected to take the lead in teaching large sections of a number of the department’s general education offerings, including “Introduction to Africana Studies” and “Hip Hop and Social Issues” as well as upper division undergraduate and graduate courses in African popular culture and gender. The teaching load is 4 courses per year.

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 pursuits - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits 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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