POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Chair (Associate Professor/Professor)
Department of Africana Studies

Position: Chair, Department of Africana Studies, SIU Carbondale

Rank:
Associate Professor (with tenure) or Professor (with tenure)

Appointment Date: August 1, 2013.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate or terminal degree with teaching and administrative experience at the university level. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of scholarship or creativity in Africana Studies or a related field and must have scholarly credentials consistent with the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure or Professor with Tenure in the Department of Africana Studies at SIU Carbondale. Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in academic administration.

Duties: The chair is responsible for the fiscal and academic administration of the department, which offers courses leading to the major (B. A.) in Africana Studies. This department resides in the College of Liberal Arts and has a core faculty, assisted by adjunct and affiliated faculty from other SIU Carbondale departments and programs. Responsibilities also include graduate and undergraduate instruction and research in one's academic discipline, undergraduate instruction in Africana Studies; as well as university and professional service.

Application Deadline: (EXTENDED) April 1, 2013 or until filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three (3) recent (within the past year) letters of recommendation assessing the applicant's ability to perform the responsibilities outlined in this announcement; with specific attention paid to the applicant's credentials for the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor. All materials should be sent to:

Joseph A. Brown, SJ, Ph.D., Chair
Africana Studies Program
SIU Carbondale
Faner Hall 4007/Mail Code 4529
1000 Faner Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.