George Washington University, American Studies
Assistant Professor, African-American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
The Department of American Studies at George Washington University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track position in African American Studies at the rank of assistant professor beginning in Fall 2022. We welcome all areas of specialization and methodological approach, including especially the study of the environment (built and/or natural), the digital humanities, global Blackness and/or Blackness in Diaspora, queer of color critique, and political economy. Responsibilities include maintaining a robust research and publishing agenda, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in core American Studies courses and in their own areas of research, and service work in the Department.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or a related field by date of appointment, and have teaching experience and research potential/experience, as demonstrated by works in progress or scholarly publications.
Application Procedure: To apply, please complete the online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/86490 and upload a cover letter, a current CV, and a writing sample (ideally article-length). We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials from those candidates selected for the second round of review. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Dara Orenstein, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies