Towson University, Interdisciplinary Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor in American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Interdisciplinary Studies Program at Towson University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor with a 4/4 teaching load. The position is renewable annually for up to three years. The candidate will be required to teach lower-level undergraduate sections of American Studies and writing/research intensive undergraduate seminars in the university’s core curriculum. Area of specialization is open but those candidates with interdisciplinary teaching experience and research backgrounds are preferred as are applicants with interests in global aspects of American Studies
ABDs may apply, but a Ph.D. is required when the position commences in August 2020. A PhD in History, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a related field is preferred. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, demonstrate evidence of scholarly engagement, and participation in service to the program and the college.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. The letter should contain the following: a discussion of your research and teaching including a description of a writing intensive undergraduate seminar that you would be prepared to teach. The letter could also include a brief description of diversity-related skills, experiences or course content. The committee may request additional materials from selected applicants. Send all materials electronically to AmStudiesVAPSearch2020@towson.edu Review of applications to begin immediately.
Please direct questions about the position to Michael Masatsugu, PhD firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History