Tenure-Track Professor, American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure track appointment at the assistant or associate professor level in the Department of American Studies beginning in August 2009. We are seeking a scholar of twentieth-century urban social and cultural studies. Further specialization in ethnicity and/or gender and sexuality are preferred, not required. Promising candidates will possess the PhD in American Studies or closely related field (American Studies strongly preferred) by the time of appointment, an established record of research, and the ability to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Ideally candidates will also have a record of professional and community engagement or some media experience. Application deadline is October 10, 2008. We will interview candidates at the ASA convention in Albuquerque in October. All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu; online applications must include curriculum vitae, cover letter, and sample syllabus. In addition, send three letters of recommendation by post to: Matthew Mancini, Chair, Department of American Studies, Saint Louis University, 3800 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108. Saint Louis University is an urban research-extensive institution. Over 10,000 students pursue degrees in one of the universitys ten schools and colleges, including the campus in Madrid, Spain. The Department of American Studies is located in the College of Arts and Sciences, and maintains strong ties to major art, historical, and civic institutions in the city. The department confers the B. A., M. A., and PhD. Degrees. Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.
Dr. Matthew Mancini, Chair
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies