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:

americanstudiessearch@colby.edu.

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.

 
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