The History Department at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a position in the history of slavery and the African diaspora in North America to 1865.  The appointment, to begin August 2019, will be made at the rank of associate professor or advanced assistant professor (tenure-track).  Ability to teach the first half of the U.S. survey is essential; desirable is the ability to contribute to the department’s North and South Atlantic Ph.D. field and/or its concentration in medicine, disability, and science.  A strong scholarly record and commitment to teaching are expected.  Ph.D. required.  Standard duties for academic-year (10-month) faculty include teaching two courses per semester (including undergraduate courses and graduate seminars), advising and mentoring graduate students, maintaining a strong research program, and providing service to the Department and University. Submit letter of application, c.v., chapter- or article-length writing sample, and contact information for 3 references by November 1, 2018, to

Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Erik Seeman .  For more information about the Department of History, visit UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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