Soka Announces Search for Black Studies Professor

January 15, 2021
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Soka University of America has announced a search to appoint a professor in Black Studies. The senior-level position will help in the effort to create a new program in Race and Ethnic Studies.

“The search will be led by Professor Michael Weiner and a search committee consisting of the co-directors and fellows of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Human Rights,” SUA President Ed Feasel said.

Applicants from all fields of Black, African American, or Africana Studies are welcome. The search is open to specialization and discipline within these fields with preference for scholars working in global, comparative, and justice-oriented contexts. All candidates are expected to conduct innovative research in their area.

The successful candidate will assume an integral role in the development of the new program and an integrative, interdisciplinary curriculum.

The full description of the position and the application link are on the Soka job opportunities page.