Santa Clara University

Ethnic Studies Program

2012 Tenure Track Faculty Position 

The Ethnic Studies Program at Santa Clara University invites applications from Ph.D.s for a tenure track position, at the assistant professor level, commencing September 1, 2012 in the area of African American Studies with an emphasis on African Americans and post-war freedom movements, cultural foreign relations in international organizations, and comparative civil rights and anti-colonial movements.  A Ph.D. in U.S. History is greatly welcome.  Position will be either full time in Ethnic Studies or, if appropriate, a joint or courtesy appointment with another academic department.  Salary is competitive and the benefit package includes a housing assistance program.

Santa Clara University, located in Silicon Valley, is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that is committed to increasing diversity and furthering multicultural engagement among faculty, staff, and students.  Candidates are encouraged to address in the letter of application their professional interest in and/or experiences relevant to achieving this goal.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of application (specifying qualifications, teaching philosophy, research plan, and experience working with people of diverse cultures and identities), curriculum vitae, official graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (under separate cover) to Dr. James S. Lai, Director, Ethnic Studies Program, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053.  Email  Deadline for submission of materials is October 5, 2011.  

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, welcomes application from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups.  For more information about this position, please visit the Santa Clara University Human Resources website.

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