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Office of the Dean
Alain Locke Hall
2441 6th Street, NW Suite 101
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: 202-806-6700
Email: COASFacultyAffairs@howard.edu

Office of Human Resources
Howard University
2244 10th Street, NW, Suite #413
Washington, D.C. 20059
Phone: 202-806-1280
Email: humanresources@howard.edu

Career Opportunities in the College of Arts and Sciences

Join us in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University, a premier, comprehensive, research university in Washington, D.C. We invite applicants to apply for the following positions:

Department of Political Science - Open Rank Position

The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position with research interests in the area of Black Politics and American Politics. The successful candidate will be a scholar whose research and teaching engages Black politics in the United States. Scholars’ research should focus on people of African descent and fall into one of the following areas: healthcare or health policy, American political institutions, American political development, and/or American political behavior. Substantive areas of teaching should include, but not limited to, American government and politics, Black politics, healthcare or health policy, public policy, electoral politics, and/or Black social movements. We welcome applications from candidates with a range of theoretical and methodological frameworks and approaches.

We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented minority students is highly desired.

Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing:

  1. Cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above
  2. Current curriculum vita
  3. Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans
  4. Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  5. A writing sample
  6. Three letters of recommendation

Completed applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Niambi Carter, and submitted electronically via Academic Jobs Online. Screening will begin on September 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2022. Additional details and information can be found here.

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Department of Biology - Lecturer

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a non- tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Lecturer, with a teaching load of four courses per semester. Although courses are to engender competitive STEM skill development, the content of the possible courses to be taught includes but not limited to global climate and population genetics. The Department is looking for applicants with an outstanding demonstrated track- record of excellence in teaching and have and a record of research and service. It is also of great importance that applicants show evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented students.

The Department of Biology consists of eighteen faculty members (Lecturer and tenured/tenure- track) with most conducting research in one or more of the following areas: ecology, environmental, microbiology, parasitology ichthyology, plant physiology, genetics, evolution biology, population studies, neurophysiology, and renal physiology. The Department offers bachelors, Masters, and doctoral degrees.

Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing:

  1. Cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above
  2. Current curriculum vita
  3. One-page statement outlining teaching experience, including courses taught
  4. Three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching experience and abilities

Completed applications should be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Mildred A. Pointer, and submitted electronically to mildred.pointer@howard.edu. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, pending final budget approval. The desired starting date is August 16, 2021.

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