American Studies - Visiting Assistant Professor

American Studies - Visiting Assistant Professor
Date:  10/06/2011

The American Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in American Studies, beginning Fall 2012.  We seek an Americanist with a specialty in visual culture. The position carries a five-course load.  A Ph.D. in American Studies or other closely related interdisciplinary field in hand by August 2012 is required. The successful applicant will teach core courses in American Studies (including the introductory course, a junior-level methods course, and/or a senior seminar), the history of photography, and electives in visual culture. 

Submit as a single pdf a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages to:

Also send three letters of recommendation to the same address. The application deadline is February 1, 2012. Interviews will be conducted by telephone/skype in February.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.
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