Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg, School of Humanities
Assistant Professor of American Studies & Gender Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Studies and Gender Studies. The program offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees and certificates in folklore and ethnography, and heritage and museum practice. The Program seeks candidates with teaching-research areas in Gender Studies and American Studies that complement the program’s existing strengths of folk and popular culture, interdisciplinary history and politics, heritage and museum studies, ethnography and society, and regional and environmental studies. Teaching assignments may include graduate seminars in Gender and Culture, Problems in American Studies, and American Studies Theory and Method, and undergraduate courses in Women and the American Experience, American Masculinities, American Themes and Eras, and Introduction to American Studies. Additional fields of interest include race and ethnicity, sexuality, childhood and aging, consumer-business studies, and family-community studies. Candidates should have college teaching experience, a promising research and publication agenda in American Studies, and a commitment to university service and public outreach. Instruction and advising experience in graduate American Studies programs desirable. Ph.D. in American Studies preferred; degree must be in hand by the time of application review. For additional information about the American Studies program, please visit our web page at http://www.hbg.psu.edu/hum/amst.
Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references to http://psu.jobs. Supplemental materials, including reference letters, transcripts, syllabi, teaching philosophy, etc. should be mailed to: ATTN: Assistant Professor of American Studies and Gender Studies Search Committee # 52073, Penn State Harrisburg, School of Humanities, W351 Olmsted Building, Middletown, PA 17057.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies