The Department of American Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenured position, beginning January 4, 2010.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Alabama, United States|
The Department of American Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenured position, beginning January 4, 2010. Primary preparation should be in the cultural meaning and significance of American culture; period 1860 to World War I. It is especially important that the applicant be able to contribute lectures on culturally significant topics from this period in our team taught introductory courses. The successful applicant will also have opportunities to create both general and specialized courses for our undergraduate curriculum and for students enrolled in the departments M.A. program. The ideal candidate will be committed to teaching and mentoring students as well as research. Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. in American Studies, or related discipline, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and scholarship. Preferred qualifications consist of having a Ph.D. in American Studies or related field with at least seven years of teaching experience and a strong publication history in a research area of the period as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and scholarship. Salary is competitive. To apply for the position, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu. Submit letter of intent, vita, and statements of teaching interests and research interests there. Send a writing sample of no more than 25 pages and three letters of reference directly to Lynne M. Adrian, Chair, Department of American Studies, Box 870214, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0214. Review will begin August 1, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity in its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Lynne M. Adrian
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies