Roger Williams University Assistant Professor Position

Roger Williams University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of American Studies/United States History position beginning September 2010. Ph.D. required. Application deadline: November 15, 2009.

Roger Williams University Assistant Professor Position

Location: Rhode Island, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Submitted: Friday, September 11th, 2009
Main Category: American Studies
Secondary Categories: U.S. History

Assistant Professor of American Studies/United States History
Tenure-Track
Ref # FAC10-003
Feinstein College of Arts & Sciences

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

Description and Responsibilities:
The Department of History and American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Studies and/or United States social/cultural history. Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper level courses in American Studies and United States history as well as sections of the University's interdisciplinary core history.

In general, all tenure-track RWU faculty must demonstrate effectiveness in the following four categories: 1) teaching; 2) academic advising and program development; 3) scholarly, professional and/or creative activities; and 4) institutional and/or community service.

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. by September, 2010, in American Studies or United States social and/or cultural history is required. Possible areas of specialization include transnational and/or global perspectives on American life and culture; American religious history and culture; and/or maritime history and culture.

Evidence of teaching excellence and experience with academic advising is highly desirable. Candidates must also present evidence of an on-going program of scholarly/creative activity.

Contact Person:
Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joshua Stein at jstein@rwu.edu for further information.

To Apply:
Qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, including: 1) a letter of intent along with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; 2) a current vita; 3) names and contact information of at least three references. Electronic applications should be submitted via email to:
jstein@rwu.edu
Joshua Stein (indicate position reference #FAC10-003)
Roger Williams University
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921

About Roger Williams University:
Roger Williams University offers an outstanding benefits package and salary commensurate with qualifications, as well as a superb quality of life in a scenic setting. Please visit http://www.rwu.edu/ for more information.

Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.


Contact Info:
To Apply:
Qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, including: 1) a letter of intent along with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; 2) a current vita; 3) names and contact information of at least three references. Electronic applications should be submitted via email to:
jstein@rwu.edu
Joshua Stein (indicate position reference #FAC10-003)
Roger Williams University
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921

Website: http://www.rwu.edu/

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