Assistant Professor of the History of Race and Inequality in the United States
Location: Binghamton, New York
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: 152548
Binghamton University's Department of History seeks to hire a historian of Race and Inequality in the United States from any time period from the Colonial era to 1945 whose research focuses on African American, LatinX, and/or Indigenous populations. This hire will add to a network of scholars who are committed to conducting research related to race, racism, ethnicity, social justice, power and structures of inequality. Possible thematic focuses of interest to the department that build upon its strengths include environmental justice, public health, public history, immigration/migration, gender and sexuality studies, transnational studies, and/or social movements.
This hire will be part of the Harpur College of Arts & Sciences' new multi-year cluster hire in the thematic area "Critical Studies in Race and Inequality." Harpur seeks to build a network of scholars who are committed to conducting research on race, racism, ethnicity, social justice, power, and structures of inequality in their diverse fields of specialization. The College is particularly interested in appointing faculty members who are deeply connected to and integrated into the communities that they study, as a means to build on the strong tradition of engaged scholarship at Binghamton University. More information about the cluster hire can be found here: https://www.binghamton.edu/harpur/faculty/cluster-hire.html
Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or have completed all the requirements for the Ph.D. by summer 2023. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of hire.
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