Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Assistant Professor in Islamic Art at Princeton

The Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the fields of Islamic art, architecture, or archaeology, with a specialization in any aspect of the discipline focused on a period prior to 1750.

Responsibilities will consist of broad undergraduate teaching in the history of Islamic art and architecture along with supervision of undergraduate theses and independent work, while graduate teaching and Ph.D supervision will be in the area of the candidate's expertise. Applicants will be expected to interact broadly with other departments and programs in the university and beyond.

Apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/ with a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three referees from whom letters of recommendation may be requested. PhD is expected by the start date. We seek to appoint a candidate who will contribute, through research, teaching, and service, to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Application deadline is September 16, 2019 (when initial discussion of the candidates will take place) or until the position is filled.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Assistant Professor of African/a Studies: Pomona College

The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the ClaremontColleges invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African/a Studies.  We seek a scholar who will contribute to the department’s mission of examining, through various academic disciplines, the experiences of people of African heritage worldwide.  The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching and show evidence of a productive program of scholarly research.  The candidate is expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate setting.  The teaching load for this position is 4 courses annually and will include courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, plus Africana Studies core courses in the major.  These are: Introduction to Africana Studies, Research Methods in Africana Studies, and/or Senior Seminar.  Candidates who specialize in anthropology, art history, African literature, media studies, or music are especially encouraged to apply.  The applicant is required to have a Ph.D. by Fall 2020.  The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Send a dossier, including letter of application; curriculum vitae; transcripts; three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and three letters of recommendation. These
documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org.  The contractual college for this position is Pomona College. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.

Monday, July 1, 2019

David Koloane

David Koloane (1938-2019), Rest in Peace.