Faculty Search in African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor training in one of the social science disciplinary areas who will engage research and teaching focused on the Political Economy of Race. We seek scholars working on racialized structures of inequality. The successful candidate will 1) provide evidence of research projects in-progress or published; 2) demonstrate commitment to undergraduate teaching in diverse settings; and 3) envision, and be prepared to implement, cross-disciplinary collaborations with other Emory Departments. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. The Ph.D is required by the time of appointment.

Applicants should know that this hire in the Political Economy of Race is proceeding alongside similar Assistant Professor searches in the social sciences at Emory University: one in Sociology for the Sociology of Race and the other in Oxford Division of Social Sciences (an Emory campus) for Critical Race Theory.

Applications are due December 11, 2017. Please submit a letter of interest, inclusive of current and planned research; a teaching statement that describes experiences with, and commitment to, teaching a diverse student body; curriculum vitae, three letters of support; and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Only applications submitted through Interfolio will be considered.

Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

http://apply.interfolio.com/46493

Emory College Science Cluster Hire

Emory College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University in Atlanta, GA announces a special initiative to recruit excellent research scientists, scholars and teachers with a strong, established commitment and history of mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations. Two tenure track (open rank) and two lecture track (open rank) faculty appointments will contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity in one or more of the following departments/ areas: Biology, Biological Anthropology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Physics, and/or Psychology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline.

Candidates for two open rank tenure track positions should have outstanding records of scholarly publications, research support and teaching. Faculty appointments will be made at a professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. The successful candidates will be expected to continue her/his active research program and to participate in campus-wide interdisciplinary and departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body.

Candidates for two open-rank lecture-track positions should have outstanding records of teaching, curricular development and advising. Faculty appointments will be made at the Lecture Track rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor of Pedagogy). Successful candidates will be encouraged to participate in campus-wide interdisciplinary and departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body.

Emory College has a tradition of dedicated teaching and mentorship of undergraduates that will be enhanced through this special initiative. Emory is a private university recognized internationally for its undergraduate Emory College of Arts and Sciences as well as its graduate and professional schools. Together Emory College and the university’s seven graduate/professional schools feature renowned faculty and offer more than 100 degree programs and majors, with an enrollment of nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

As a campus with a highly diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and those with a history of mentoring students of under-represented groups in the sciences.

Applicants should apply through:

apply.interfolio.com/37312 – Lecture track positions

apply.interfolio.com/37231 – Tenure track positions

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until positions are filled.

Questions should be sent to Carla Freeman, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty, emorysciencesearch@emory.edu.

Faculty Search in Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2017. While we are seeking an Assistant Professor, in unusual circumstances we will also consider applicants at the Associate Professor rank. We seek a scholar who specializes in the study of race, social inequality, and/or social justice. We welcome applications from candidates whose work is explicit in its use of social theory and rigorous qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. We also welcome applications from scholars who in their research and teaching will offer unique and compelling perspectives on diversity.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to the individual’s specializations as well as more general introductory courses in Anthropology. Consistent with Emory’s mission of engaged scholarship and excellence in liberal arts education, we seek a scholar with a documented record of innovative field research, demonstrated strength in teaching, and a PhD in hand by the time of appointment.

A complete application will include a letter of intent that includes a research and teaching statement, CV, a writing sample consisting of an article, thesis chapter, or book chapter, and names of three referees. Initial consideration of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through November 14, 2016. To apply for this position, please visit apply.interfolio.com/37447  and submit your materials free of charge through Interfolio.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. The Department of Anthropology, Emory College, and Emory University are all strongly committed to recruiting female and minority candidates. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.