African American, Colonial, Intellectual and Cultural
University of Massachusetts Amherst
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Three Assistant Professor Positions in American Studies
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts (http://www.umass.edu/hfa/) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is excited to be searching for three Assistant Professor Americanist positions in the Department of Afro-American Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. These three positions will contribute to a vibrant atmosphere for new scholars working in these fields and build on existing strengths in these departments and at the University. Each of these positions is distinct and should be applied to separately. Please consult the links below for full descriptions and application instructions of each position.
W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Assistant Professor - Early African American History and African American Studies
For details about the position and application instructions, please visit:
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
About University of Massachusetts Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.