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Assistant Professor, Area of African Literatures and Intercultural Studies Full-time Job

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TheDepartment of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies (CLIS) and theAfrican Studies Institute (ASI) at University of Georgia invite applicationsfor a tenure-track Assistant Professor in African Literatures and InterculturalStudies, with primary specialization in Anglophone Sub-Saharan African Literature.

Successfulcandidate will have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and researchand be able to teach introductory courses in African Literature and AfricanStudies, as well as courses in African Oral Traditions and/or InterculturalStudies at all levels.

We are interestedin candidates with secondary specialization in African cinema, African Diasporaliterature and/or African language pedagogy.

Appointmentwill begin on August 1, 2020. Applicants must have Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, African Studies or related field by appointmenttime and demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness and potential forscholarly publication and service.

Toapply, submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (max. 1 page),teaching statement (max. 1 page), representative writing sample (max. 25 pages),unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and e-mail addresses of threereferences. The application file and reference letters should be submitted electronicallythrough UGAJobs (https://www.ugajobsearch.com/). Questions may bedirected to Dr. Akinloye Ojo,Search Committee Chair at [email protected]

Toassure full consideration, application materials should be received by December15, 2019. 

TheFranklin College of Arts and Sciences and University of Georgia are committedto increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a workand learning environment

TheUniversity of Georgia is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. Its motto, “to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things,” reflects the University’s integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state’s and nation’s intellectual, cultural, and environmental heritage.