University of California - Davis, American Studies
Assistant Professor of American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The American Studies Program at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for an innovative and interdisciplinary scholar at the Assistant Professor rank, with research expertise in disability studies and at least one (and preferably two) of the following fields: digital/ public humanities, nature/ landscape, popular culture, and gender/ sexuality studies. The appointee is expected to have strong research plan and teaching records and Ph.D. is required. We prefer scholars with a Ph.D. in American Studies. The successful candidate will have a strong research plan or demonstrate potential for research in interdisciplinary, and intersectional approaches to American Studies, and be able to teach undergraduate courses in disability studies, digital public humanities, gender/sexuality studies, popular culture and nature/culture. Ph.D. must be completed by the first day of courses (September 29, 2014). Applicants must demonstrate exceptional promise as scholars and teachers. The appointees will complement the current faculty expertise in nature and culture, food and technology, popular culture and transnational American Studies.
Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, one publication or professional paper and the contact information for three (3) references through the online application system found at:
For full consideration applications should be completed by February 1, 2014.The position is open until filled.
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities
Women, Gender, and Sexuality