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Drew University is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Pan-African/Africana Studies in the Pan-African Studies Program.


Drew University, New York


Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching courses in African-American history
  • Teaching courses in the Pan-African Studies program pertinent to the candidate’s research expertise
  • Development of a revised Pan-African Studies curriculum
  • Work collaboratively and coordinate with faculty across the university whose research and teaching are concerned with the Africana world
  • Active scholarship in Africana studies disciplines

Required Education and Experience:
We seek candidates who have breadth in the study of the history and cultures of the African diaspora and who are passionate about innovative teaching within a liberal arts context. The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate courses on African American history and methods and theory in Africana Studies, will play a leadership role as director of the Pan-African Studies program at Drew, and will participate in cross-University curricular and co-curricular initiatives affirming and promoting the African American, African, and Black experiences at Drew. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in curriculum development. In addition to excellent teaching, candidates will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship, broadly defined, and to contribute to the university community through mentoring and advising students, collaboration across disciplines, committee service, and leadership at Drew.

A Ph.D. in a humanities field with a clear specialization in African American, Black, and/or Africana Studies is required.

To apply, submit the following materials to Please include your name in the subject. Please apply by February 15, 2021.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

Candidates are welcome from any field in the humanities and must be prepared to teach African American history and to take a leadership role in the development and revision of the Pan-African Studies Program.


Applications are due February 15th. The full job listing is here and attached to this email.

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