The African American Studies Program (AASP) at Morehouse College invites applications for two
Assistant Professor teaching positions in either of the following positions:

  • Africana Women and Gender Studies
  • Sustainable Development
  • Heritage Preservation



The successful candidates will teach a 3/3 load including courses on Introduction
to Africana Studies and/or an Introductory course on the African Diaspora per semester and a
course in their specialization. The successful candidate will a) engage in innovative teaching
including flipped-classroom and service-learning pedagogies, b) possess a strong record of
research and a plan to include students in their research agenda, c) demonstrate engagement with
the digital humanities (develop a student-centered DH project), and d) engage in service in the
Black community, profession, and on-campus.



The AASP is seeking professors who think creatively about their teaching and
actively embrace integrative, “flipped classroom,” and service learning pedagogical models. The
ideal candidates should have a record of scholarly production supportive of the mission of
Morehouse College—to develop men with disciplined minds who lead lives of leadership and
service by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students and by assuming
a special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people. The candidate should
have demonstrated experience in teaching Africana/Black/African American Studies courses,
possess the terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Africana Studies or a related field, a record of research, and
service to the profession and community. The start date for the position is August 2018.



A successful application will consist of the following:

  1. A letter of application detailing how the candidate meets the qualifications for the position,
    identifying which specific position they are applying for and why they are a good fit for Morehouse
    College in particular (no more than 500 words);
  2. A current curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages);
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy including Service learning, integrative pedagogical strategies
    (no more than 2 pages);
  4. A statement of service and research including (no more than 2 pages);
  5. Sample syllabi (no more than 3 courses);
  6. Samples of research, scholarship, or creative production (no more than 2 samples);
  7. The names and contact information of three references submitted in confidence to:
    African American Studies Program
    Samuel T. Livingston, Ph.D., Director
    Morehouse College
    830 Westview Drive, SW
    Atlanta, GA 30314


Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be emailed as one MS Word document to the program director by April 25, 2018.

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