Rutgers University - New Brunswick, American Studies
Assistant Professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Jersey, United States|
The Department of American Studies, School of Arts and Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading Big Ten and AAU public research university with an enrollment of 65,000 students and 24,000 faculty and staff across its three campuses. Established in 1766 and celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.
Rutgers University values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community
The Department of American Studies of Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. We seek qualified scholars in all fields with either disciplinary or interdisciplinary training in Native American and Indigenous Studies. The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on the United States, past or present, as well as those who use comparative and transnational indigenous studies frameworks in relation to the United States. Scholars whose work intersects with gender and sexuality studies, indigenous feminism, visual culture, literary studies, critical race studies, and new media are of particular interest, but scholars with expertise in any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies will receive full consideration. The successful candidate will teach introductory, methods, and seminar courses in American and Native American Studies at the undergraduate level. Positive decisions on tenure and promotion require excellent teaching and scholarship, peer-reviewed publications, and participation in the University and the profession.
Ph.D. in American Studies, Native American Studies, Ethnic Studies, History, Literature, or a closely related field required by the start of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Expected start date of September 1, 2018.
Rank and Salary
The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any Rutgers University faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; and retirement plans.
A completed application will have the following materials:
1. a letter of interest
2. a curriculum vitae
3. writing sample (no more than 25 pages)
4. three letters of recommendation
Addressed to Professor Lou Masur, Chair, American Studies Search Committee, submitted electronically via https://apply.interfolio.com/46251.
Completed applications received by December 1, 2017, will receive full consideration.
Professor Lou Masur, Chair, American Studies Search Committee
|Primary Category:||Native American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ethnic History / Studies