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Application Deadline: History Faculty (open-rank) – History of Science, Health, or Disability, with a focus on Africa

October 2, 2023

The Department of History at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for TWO open-rank, tenure-track positions in African History.One position is open to all fields and this second position prioritizes Science, Health, or Disability broadly conceived, including intersections with religion, environment, gender, sexuality, etc. Salary and compensation will be competitive, commensurate with rank and achievement. A strong scholarly record and commitment to teaching are expected.

This search is part of a cluster of interdisciplinary hires in areas prioritized for investment and expansion by university leadership. Successful candidates will join a collegial and energetic department that is already home to active programs in medical humanities, Disability Studies, histories of race, gender and sexuality, and histories of empire and religion.

UB History faculty members are dedicated researchers and teachers eager to work with students in introductory surveys, upper-level undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars. Standard duties for academic-year (10-month) faculty at UB, an R1 University and AAU member institution, include maintaining a strong research program; teaching two courses per semester, including undergraduate courses and graduate seminars; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, including training graduate students and advising PhD dissertations; and providing service to the Department and University.

We seek a colleague whose teaching, research, and service have prepared them to contribute to the Department and University’s commitment to equity and the inclusion of diverse students and audiences in higher education. We are especially interested in a candidate with experience supporting and mentoring a diverse student body.

Review of applications will begin October 2, 2023.

Contact Info:

Ndubueze Mbah: Chair, Search Committee

Email: ndubueze@buffalo.edu

Phone: 716-645-8415