We are seeking a new colleague working in the Area of African Literatures and Intercultural Studies 

Our department and African Studies Institute invite applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African Literatures and Intercultural Studies, with primary specialization in Anglophone Sub-Saharan African Literature. 

We are hopeful for a colleague excellent in teaching, research and able to teach introductory courses in African Literature and African Studies, as well as courses in African Oral Traditions and/or Intercultural Studies at all levels. 

We are also interested in candidates with secondary specialization in African cinema, African Diaspora literature and/or African language pedagogy. 

The new colleague will join the department on August 1, 2020. Applicants must have Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, African Studies or related field by appointment time and demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness and potential for scholarly publication and service. 

To apply, submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (max. 1 page), teaching statement (max. 1 page), representative writing sample (max. 25 pages), unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and e-mail addresses of three references. The application file should be submitted electronically through UGAJobs.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Akinloye Ojo, Search Committee Chair at akinloye@uga.edu

To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by December 15, 2019. 

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and UGA are committed to increasing diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment

The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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