American Studies. Assistant or Associate Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
American Studies. Assistant or Associate Professor: The American Studies Program at American University (Washington, D.C.) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2010 (with the possibility of a June start date) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking a highly dedicated scholar-teacher who is deeply committed to interdisciplinary learning, new approaches to teaching and scholarship, and the preparation of students for life in a diverse and rapidly changing global society. Ph.D. in American Studies or related discipline required. Desired area of specialization in race and ethnicity studies, with possible secondary fields in transnationalism, visual and/or material culture, and museum studies. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that she or he will be able to help provide educational leadership to American University�s Frederick Douglass Scholars Program for talented students from diverse backgrounds and strengthen American University�s growing list of partnerships with the Smithsonian Institution and other local and national institutions located in the Washington area. The appointee�s tenure home will reside in the department most closely related to her or his intellectual interests.
Send letter of application indicating relevant research and teaching experience, c.v., and three letters of recommendation (preferably by e-mail) to: American Studies Search Committee, Department of History, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016-8083; at email@example.com.
For best consideration, applications should be complete by September 15, 2009. American University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. American University offers employee benefits to same-sex domestic partners of employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.
American Studies Search Committee,
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
World History / Studies