American Studies Open Rank Faculty
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
PENN STATE HARRISBURG, School of Humanities invites applications for two open-rank, tenure-track or tenured positions in the American Studies program. The program offers bachelors, master's, and doctoral degrees in American Studies.
Candidates for position #1 will be expected to engage in research, teaching, and service in the area of public heritage, which may include heritage and museum studies, historic preservation and cultural resource management, archives, and oral history. Desirable additional fields are in Pennsylvania studies, history of technology, and Native-American studies.
Candidates for position # 2 are expected to take a leadership role in graduate programs and outreach initiatives. The program is particularly interested in areas of research, teaching, and service such as American Studies in international, comparative perspective; ethnic, religious, urban, and immigration studies; ethnography and folk/performance studies; and social science approaches to American Studies.
A requisite for both positions is leading core courses in American Studies theory and methods, including involvement in development and grant activities. Requirements: Ph.D. in American Studies, significant record of scholarly achievement and collegiate teaching experience. Applicants with experience in American Studies graduate programs, who wish to be considered for associate professor rank or above, will be given preference. For additional details, please visit our website at http://www.hbg.psu.edu.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2008 and continue until the positions are filled. To be considered, identify the position sought and describe qualifications in a cover letter along with a CV and three reference letters. For position #1write Box: H-NET-28447-A , and for position # 2, write Box: H-NET-28447-B, c/o Mrs. Dorothy J. Guy, Director of Human Resources, Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057-4898. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Mrs. Dorothy J. Guy
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies