University of Wyoming, School for Culture, Gender and Social Justice
Assistant Professor for American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wyoming, United States|
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.
Assistant Professor American Studies
The University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of American Studies within the School for Culture, Gender and Social Justice (SCGSJ), beginning Fall 2023. The American Studies (AMST) program is one of five programs housed within the SCGSJ, the others being African American and Diaspora Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latina/o Studies, and Native American and Indigenous Studies. Founded in 1954, the AMST program at UW was the first in the Rocky Mountain region. Supported by the William Robertson Coe endowment, UW’s AMST program grants both M.A. and B.A. degrees and provides distinctive and unique opportunities for faculty and student development and support. American Studies at the University of Wyoming specializes in both regional and transnational perspectives and draws high-caliber M.A. students, who are fully funded through teaching, research, or community organization assistantship placements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching responsibilities include a 2/3 load and the supervision of graduate theses. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, which includes peer-reviewed publications and public-facing scholarship.
Only candidates with Ph.D.s in American Studies or closely related interdisciplinary fields will be considered. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. at time of hire.
Candidates must also be able to cross-list courses within one or more of the SCGSJ’s constituent programs outside of American Studies: African American and Diaspora Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latina/o Studies, and/or Native American and Indigenous Studies.
REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:
This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.
Only candidates with Ph.D.’s in American Studies or closely related interdisciplinary fields will be considered. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. at time of hire.
Candidates with expertise, illustrated by scholarship and/or teaching or other work experience, in one or more of the following areas: transnational American Studies, “race,” gender, sexuality, ethnicity, diversity, popular culture, equity, inclusion, social justice, public practice and community engagement, environmental justice, place-based scholarship, or closely related fields are preferred. Candidates with a demonstrated record of successfully working with and advocating for underrepresented and marginalized groups, as well as those with strong and effective oral and written communication skills, and who value interdisciplinarity are strongly preferred.
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: a.) a letter of application b.) a complete CV, c.) a teaching philosophy statement, d.) a writing sample of no more than 30 pages–a link to an existing publication is acceptable and encouraged; and e.) names and contact information for three references.
Please apply at https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/230555/?utm_medium=jobshare. Questions about the position or the hiring process may be directed to Ulrich Adelt, chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately, with new applications considered until the position is filled
This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 03/23/2023 will receive full consideration.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/.
Dr. Ulrich Adelt, Chair of the Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ethnic History / Studies