Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
Savannah State University - Savannah, GA

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The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position in Africana Studies at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will teach several sections of a required survey course in the Africana Experience as well as upper level Africana Studies courses. Normal course load is twelve hours per semester. Additional duties include academic advisement, community and institutional service and active participation in department programs and university activities. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Savannah State University, a Historically African American Liberal Arts University, was founded in 1890. Located in Savannah, Georgia, the University has an enrollment of 4,500 students. It is one of 35 institutions of Higher Education in the University System of Georgia.

The Africana Studies program is one of five academic programs in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences along with Behavior Analysis, Criminal Justice, History, and Sociology.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Africana Studies or African American Studies or African American History, Ph.D. in hand at time of employment preferred. ABDs will be considered based on documented date of completion of degree. Evidence of successful interdisciplinary teaching experience on the university level is desirable; however a strong background in teaching African American history is a plus. A successful candidate must have the ability and willingness to work closely with students from diverse backgrounds and varying levels of academic achievement.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete online application at the University website ( submit letter of application, current curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, five references with e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers to Dr. Cornelius St. Mark at before the above deadline

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