The Africana Studies Department at Barnard College, Columbia University invites Advanced Associate or Full Professors from a range of disciplines to apply for a full time tenured position. Our department seeks candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching and research in Africana Gender Studies and core strengths in feminist theory. This candidate will be ready to join the leadership of our department and expand our existing strengths in the interdisciplinary study of women, gender, and sexuality in Africa and the African Diaspora (populations in Africa, North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East).
We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.
Department: Africana Studies
Required Qualification Summary:
Candidates should be currently at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The candidates' intellectual and teaching areas of expertise should be in Africana Gender Studies and feminist theory. We are especially interested in candidates who have already demonstrated an exceptional record of scholarship with the publication of books and scholarly journal articles. The candidates should also be experienced teachers not only in introductory courses, but also in seminars in specialized areas of interest. Candidates should have a substantial record of service at the departmental, university, and/or national levels.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.