Posted: Jan 27, 2021
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Assistant Professor

California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
Application Deadline: N/A
African Studies

The Department of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2021. Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Pan African Studies, or related discipline. J.D. (Juris Doctor), Ed.D. or ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021. The Department seeks candidates to have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate Ethnic Studies courses including: ETHN 11: Introduction to Ethnic Studies; ETHN 70: Introduction to Pan African Studies; ETHN 170: Pan African Studies, and ETHN 100: Ethnic America. The Ethnic Studies Department and the Pan-African Studies Program seeks an individual who is knowledgeable in the African Diaspora. The candidate hired will must have a specialization in the use of critical, intersectional, and/or interdisciplinary, approaches to Pan African Studies. Preference will be given to candidates with specialty in one or more of the following areas: Black culture; Black family; Black women; criminalization of people of African descent; Pan African Diaspora languages and/or religions; community activism/organizing; media/popular culture; health; racial inequities in education; racial violence; social movements; anti-Blackness; indigeneity; and/or decolonization. Candidates must demonstrate an active research interest in Pan African Studies/Ethnic Studies and the ability to build collaborative partnerships with African American and/or African Diaspora communities. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of experience communicating and working effectively with a diverse student population. Responsibilities include scholarly research and/or creative activities; department, university and community service; advising and mentoring students. A full list of required and preferred qualifications is available at the job posting link below. Review of application begins March 1, 2021. Position open until filled.