Tuesday, October 22, 2013

UNC-Charlotte Seeks Professor of Social Justice, Human Rights, and Law

Via H-Law, we have the following job posting:
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking candidates for a tenure-ladder position at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of social justice, human rights, and the law.  The appointment will begin in August 2014.
Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in the legal frameworks of race, civil rights, gender, and cultural identity in the US, or in comparative and transnational settings are particularly encouraged to apply.  Interested applicants are required to hold Ph.D. degree in any relevant field in the humanities or the social sciences.  Applicants must demonstrate an excellent record of advanced scholarship and teaching, as well as a strong trajectory for institutional leadership.  Applicants must also demonstrate commitment to promote diversity and community engagement as a value in the department and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  A Juris Doctor (JD) degree or comparable experience/credentials in legal studies is desirable but not required.
Follow the link for more information.