University of Maryland - College Park, American Studies
Assistant Professor, African American/African Diaspora Cultural Production
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
Assistant Professor, African American/African Diaspora Cultural Production,
Department of American Studies
The Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position focused on African American and/or African Diaspora Cultural Production at the rank of Assistant Professor. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2014, contingent upon funding.
We are seeking an interdisciplinary scholar who focuses on African American and/or African Disapora cultural production and can situate her/his work within the context of one or both of our Departmental themes, cultural constructions of identity and difference and cultures of everyday life, both embracing transnational perspectives and approaches. We especially seek those with expertise in one or more topical directions: sound, new media/digital humanities, food, social movements, public aesthetics, queer studies. The successful applicant will show clear promise of a strong research record, the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative research and teaching.
For best consideration, submit a complete application by Dec. 2, 2013. The application should include a letter describing one’s approach to African American/African Diaspora cultural production and interdisciplinary Americans' cultural studies more broadly, research program, and teaching interests and experiences; curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarly research; and list of three references who will submit letters of reference. Send inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Professor Psyche Williams-Forson, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply for this position, visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/, click on the Faculty link, and look for position # 119588. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in hand by August 1, 2014.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson
4115 Susquehanna Hall
College Park, MD 20742
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies