Associate or Full Professor in African Diaspora Studies
African and African Diaspora Studies Program , Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
September 30, 2021
Starting Date: 
August 29, 2022
Post date: July 16, 2021

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) invites applications from senior scholars for a tenured core faculty position to begin in August 2022. This is an open field search and the position will be a joint appointment with another cooperating department.  As the AADS Program continues to grow, we envision the successful candidate taking on a leadership role. The AADS Program has six core faculty members and twelve affiliate faculty members in the fields of Art History, English, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Theology. The Program also hopes to add to our core and affiliate faculty through tenure-track faculty searches in Communication, English, and History in 2021–2022. Successful candidates will have an active research and publication profile, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a record of administrative experience.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

Application Instructions 

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, a writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted via Interfolio at  Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Review Begins: 
September 30, 2021

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