The George Washington University American Studies Department seeks a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in 18th, 19th, or 20th century African American culture. Ph.D. is American Studies is preferred. Review of applications begins: December 1, 2009.
George Washington University-Assistant Professor Position
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Main Category: American Studies
Secondary Categories: Black Studies
African American History or Studies
Fall 2010 appointment: The George Washington University American Studies Department seeks a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in 18th, 19th, or 20th C. African American culture. Basic Qualifications: PhD in American Studies or related discipline by 8/1/10 and demonstrated successful teaching experience. Preferred Qualifications: Research & teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: cultural, spiritual or artistic expressions of African Americans; diasporic movements of Africans to the New World; social organization of African Americans; trans-hemispheric and trans-national exchanges; or related scholarship which complements current African American cultural studies among core or affiliated faculty. We welcome applications from scholars interested in developing relationships with public culture institutions of in the DC area. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and 30-page writing sample. Review of applications will begin 12/1/09 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. GWU is an EO/AA Employer.
AMS 09-01 Search Committee
The George Washington University
2108 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052