National African Language Resource Center

Assistant Professor of International Studies>

The Department of International Studies at Marymount Manhattan College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in International Studies beginning in September 2012.

Required: a Ph.D. in International Political Economy or related field (ABD with firm dissertation defense date and Ph.D. by time of employment may be considered); a commitment to an interdisciplinary approach and interest in one or more of the following areas: international political economy, economic and social development, economics of gender, human rights, migration, human security, and international humanitarian law. A focus on Africa, with field experience, is strongly preferred. Responsibilities include teaching, successful pursuit of a scholarly agenda, and departmental and college service. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, syllabi samples, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.


For full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 14, 2012. Electronic submission is preferred. Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If materials cannot be sent electronically, please mail to: Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh, Search Committee Chair, International Studies Department, Division of Social Sciences, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021. This position is subject to final budget approval. Please refer to the college website,, and catalogue for course program and information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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Assistant Professor - Somali Language and Culture

The Department of African American and African Studies (AAAS) at The Ohio State University invites applications for tenure-track Assistant professor to teach courses in Somali language and culture beginning in fall 2012. Native or near native command of Somali is expected since the candidate will teach beginning, intermediate, advanced, and conversation courses in the language. The candidate’s area of specialization could include the following: Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, Sociolinguistics, or related disciplines. Particular attention will be given to candidates who can teach both Somali and Swahili. Successful candidates will be expected to teach four courses per year at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and develop new interdisciplinary and advanced courses in language, society, and culture. In addition, the candidate will also be expected to direct a study abroad program to East Africa. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

Deadline for the first consideration of applications is March 1, 2012. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send your application materials: Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV), Three letters of reference, and Writing Sample to:

                             Dr. Lupenga Mphande, Search Committee Chairperson
                             African Languages Program
                             Department of African American and African Studies
                             The Ohio State University
                             486 University Hall 230 North Oval Mall
                             Columbus, Ohio 43210-1319.

The Ohio State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, provides a distinctive educational experience for students and a research program of significant strength. It has also one of the largest African languages programs in the country.The Ohio State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.