Assistant/Associate Professor - Iowa State University in Ames Iowa

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Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa 50011

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The African and African American Studies Program at IowaStateUniversity invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to start in August 2014. The African and African American Studies Program is a cross-disciplinary program housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We seek outstanding scholars with expertise in African and African American Studies. The research emphasis of applicants should be appropriate for an appointment in one of the academic departments in the college such as Anthropology, English, History, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science, or Psychology. This position is expected to maintain a nationally visible, active program of scholarship in his/her areas of specialization and teach courses in the Program and in the tenure-home Department.


Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by August 16, 2014.
In addition, applicants for an Associate Professor appointment must meet university standards for appointment at this rank, including a substantial record of publication.  


Experience teaching in African or African American Studies at the collegiate level
Research interests/expertise that complement and build on research strengths in the African and African American Studies Program, tenure home department and IowaStateUniversity

IowaStateUniversity is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 31,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,000 faculty and staff (see Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of nearly 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted second best most livable small city in the nation (see  

ONLY ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED. For more information about this position and Iowa State University and submit application please visit:

IowaStateUniversity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Amy Slagell (, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, or Tunde Adeleke (, Director, African and African American Studies Program.

Keyword Phrases

  • Black Studies
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Black Diaspora
  • Ethnic Studies
  • American Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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