University of California, Davis
American Studies Program
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor
The American Studies Program at the University of California, Davis invites
applicants for an Assistant Professor position, with interdisciplinary
research expertise in transnational American studies. We expect applicants to link the
United States to other parts of the world through analyses of the histories and
contemporary legacies of empire and nationalism, especially through critical
studies of settler colonialism, geographies of migration, and/or border studies. The
appointee will have a strong research plan and demonstrate exceptional
promise as a scholar and teacher. A PhD in American Studies or a related
interdisciplinary field must be completed by the first day of courses in September 2015. The
successful candidate will be able to teach large and small undergraduate classes in the
American Studies core curriculum, create new classes in areas of expertise,
and contribute graduate seminars and other forms of service to the PhD granting
Graduate Group in Cultural Studies.
Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and
teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and the contact
information for four (4) references through the online application system
For full consideration applications should be completed by 6 October 2014.
The position will be 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.
The University of California, Davis is interested in candidates who are
committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional
activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality
and diversity. 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.
Thank you very much for your assistance in spreading the word. If you have
any questions or wish further information, please contact our academic
personnel analyst, Lisa Blackford,lmblackford_at_ucdavis.edu.