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Tenure Track Faculty – Pan African Studies (Ethnic Studies)

Job No: 518571
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Faculty – Social Sciences, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

COLLEGE: College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

DEPARTMENT: Ethnic Studies

POSITION TITLE: Tenure Track Faculty – Pan African Studies (Ethnic Studies) [2 Positions]


The Ethnic Studies Department has been in existence for more than 50 years at Sacramento State. The Department is comprised of the following programs: Asian American Studies, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, General Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, Pan African Studies, and Teachers in Urban Settings or Teachers in Bilingual Education. Ethnic Studies is a degree-granting interdisciplinary program offering course work in the study of the past and present histories, cultures, languages and issues that define ethnic group experiences in the United States. In addition to its teaching mission, the department is involved in research and community-based projects. For more information about this department:


The Department of Ethnic Studies at invites applications for two full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning Fall 2023. The Ethnic Studies Department and the Pan-African Studies Program seeks individuals who are knowledgeable in the African Diaspora.

The department seeks candidates that specialize in Black Feminism/Pan African Womanist Experience and/or the Pan African Diaspora with focus in one or more of the following areas: Peoples, communities and/or transnational connections within the Black Atlantic Region including but not limited to: the Caribbean; Central America; South America; new African Diaspora populations and communities developing throughout the United States.

In our retention, tenure and promotion decisions, teaching is weighed 55%, research is 15%, University service is 15% and community service is 15%.

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