Application deadline has been extended to November 15!
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Applications calendar and Start Date:
The position of Director is open to interested candidates until November 15th, 2018*. Interviews will take place in November. Candidates will be interviewed in person at the African Studies Association annual meeting in Atlanta and via skype. It is expected that the Director assume duties on January 3, although some flexibility is possible for a starting date.
*Please note the deadline has been extended.
Desired candidate profile:
The ideal candidate will have significant Africa experience and demonstrate a professional/ research engagement with intellectual and development topics and concerns of the West Africa region. A PhD is strongly preferred but ABD or Masters level candidates are welcome to apply. The candidate should be a U.S. citizen or green card holder. Excellent English writing ability and proficiency in French are necessary for success in this position. Speaking and reading of Portuguese, Spanish or Arabic is a plus but not required.
In order to apply, please send a cover letter of interest along with a CV/resume and the names of three references with their email addresses and phone numbers to WARAhiring@gmail.com.