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Assistant Professor, Arts of Africa & The African Diaspora

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: September 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Nov 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora, to start July 1, 2022. We seek a scholar whose work emphasizes methodological innovation as well as connections between multiple geographies, and who is interested in cross-field collaboration within the department and the university. Ph.D. required. We especially welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample publication, statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and names and contact information for three referees online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06807.

For more information, contact Prof. Miwon Kwon, Chair, Search Committee. Application deadline: November 1.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Ph.D. required

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Interest

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Sample Publication

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later stage of the search process

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06807

Help contact: mkaminsky@humnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA