University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, American Studies
1 year Assistant Professor, Popular Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, faculty position in American Studies for academic year 2013/14 (08/26/2013 to 05/25/2014). This is a contract (term) faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for academic year 2013/14 only.
Ph.D. in American Studies, or any related field such as history, the humanities, media, cultural studies, and the social sciences, is required by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise on the historical trajectory of American popular culture and mass media in the twentieth century. We are particularly interested in scholarship that engages with issues of race, class, disability, gender and sexuality in the United States and that can place this work within transnational, indigenous, and/or global contexts.
Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of two years of college or University teaching experience.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program that includes publication, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area(s) of specialty as well as core American Studies curriculum, participate in the advising of undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the department, college and profession.
The teaching load for this position is five semester courses over the nine-month academic year (3/2). Advising and service responsibilities will be assigned taking into account the appointee's specific qualifications and experience.
The Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota is one of the oldest and most highly regarded Ph.D.-granting American Studies programs in the nation. The department comprises a diverse faculty of scholars who use many approaches to the study of the United States within a global context and work in a variety of fields, including popular culture, comparative racial formation, feminist studies, sexuality studies, and transnational migration. For further information and information on how to apply, please see: http://z.umn.edu/popculture1year
Priority will be given to complete applications received by June 17, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Asian American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Film and Film History
Native American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality