University of Mississippi, The Center for the Study of Southern Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The University of Mississippi seeks a tenure-track assistant professor who studies foodways in the American South. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in the Southern Studies program and either the English, History, or Sociology/Anthropology Department. Tenure will reside in one of those three departments. The teaching load, divided between the Southern Studies program and the relevant department, will be four or five courses per year, one of which will be a Southern Studies course, Foodways and Southern Culture. University service will include frequent collaboration with the Southern Foodways Alliance, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. SFA activities, which one can examine at http://www.southernfoodways.org/, include documentary work, public outreach, and scholarship. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment and evidence of teaching in a field related to food, culture, and society are required. Candidates must complete an online application at https://jobs.olemiss.edu. Supplementary materials, including a letter of interest, vita, three letters of recommendation, description of teaching experience and methods, and a chapter-length writing sample should be attached to the online application or mailed to Dr. Ted Ownby, Chair, Foodways Search Committee, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Barnard Observatory, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer, and has been rated a "great college to work for" by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies