Job Opportunities

Tenure-track Position in Africana Studies

The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Africana Studies, commencing 2020-2021. Rank of Associate or Full Professor determined by strength of successful candidate’s teaching experience, broad interdisciplinary training, and/or extensive publications in Africana Diasporic Studies.  Must teach introductory and upper-level courses in Africana Studies, supervise undergraduate independent study projects in Africana Studies, and contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar.  Ability to teach in one or more other interdisciplinary programs (e.g., Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Queer Studies, Latin American Studies, or Global and International Studies) especially desirable. Ph.D. required.  The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, a diversity statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community. Applications received at (Interfolio link) by November 15, 2019, will receive full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.  Please contact Josephine Wright ( Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the search committee, with any questions.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.