The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a senior (tenured full or associate) professorship in African history (post-1500).
We have a preference for applicants whose scholarship includes research in one or more non-European languages. Scholars of color as well as scholars based in African universities are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample (article length), research statement, and the names of three potential referees online via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/82108.
We will inform candidates if we intend to contact their referees.
Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. We intend to invite finalists for further discussion in late-March and/or April 2021.
Internal Number: A-82108-3
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