University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, American Studies
The Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 2023
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
The Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 2023. The area of concentration is open but topics of interest include race and empire; new media studies; and intersectional approaches to the environment, nature, and technology. We seek a scholar whose research encourages comparative and relational analyses; who substantively engages with race, gender, class, sexuality, and/or disability; and with a background in the humanities, social sciences, or interdisciplinary studies.
Faculty in American Studies are expected to maintain an active research program that includes publication, teach courses in area(s) of specialty as well as core American Studies curriculum, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute service to the department, college, university, profession, and broader communities as appropriate.
This is a full-time position, 9-month academic year appointment. Ph.D. in American Studies, or any related field, is required by the start date of the appointment, as well as evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and productive, innovative scholarship. Salary is competitive.
The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Department of American Studies are available here or at: https://faculty.umn.edu/sites/faculty.umn.edu/files/2020-09/american_studies_7.12_dept_approved_20091104.pdf
The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available here or at: https://neighborhood.cla.umn.edu/college-knowledge/workload-principles-and-guidelines
About the College of Liberal Arts
Home to the arts, social science and humanities disciplines and programs, the College of Liberal Arts comprises 31 academic departments, and over 20 interdisciplinary research centers and administrative/support units. CLA has over 1200 faculty and staff spanning research, teaching, advising, outreach, and administrative functions. CLA units reside in over twenty buildings on the East Bank and West Bank of the Twin Cities campus. CLA enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students, half of the undergraduate enrollment on the Twin Cities campus, and over 1,600 graduate students and has an annual all-funds budget of over $250 million.
CLA is a destination for curious, compassionate individuals who are committed to making our increasingly interdependent and diverse global community work for everyone. That foundational commitment begins in our CLA Constitution. CLA is committed to increasing enrollment of underrepresented and under-resourced students, diversifying our faculty across all disciplines, recruiting, and retaining a diverse staff, and promoting the expression and exploration of diverse perspectives and viewpoints—so that we all gain the background knowledge and analytical skills we need to understand and respect differences.
Candidates are required to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly work and three names of references. Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click on CAREERS and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach required materials. Additional documents must be attached by accessing your "My Activities" page. The following materials must be attached to your online applications. 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) writing sample 4) names, addresses and email contact information for three references as a separate attachment in "My Activities." Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
Priority will be given to completed applications received by November 7, 2022; position will remain open until filled.
For further information, please email James Carlisle, Administrative Manager, at email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Race / Ethnic Studies