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Friday, September 14, 2012

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in American Studies at Cal State-Fullerton

The American Studies Department at California State University, Fullerton is conducting a search for a tenure-track assistant professor to being August 2013. Desirable specializations include immigration and/or ethnicity in California and the West. PhD in American Studies or in American social/cultural history required. Application Deadline: October 1st, 2012.

The new faculty member will teach undergraduate courses in American Studies as well as upper-division and graduate courses in areas of specialization; advise students; engage in scholarly activities; serve on academic committees and contribute to department and university governance. Positive decisions on tenure and promotion require excellent teaching as well as research, peer-reviewed publications, and participation in the university and the profession.
(1) Ph.D. in American Studies or in American social/cultural history;
(2) University teaching experience;
(3) Ability to teach Introduction to American Studies, American Studies Theories and Methods, California Cultures, and advanced courses dealing with immigration and/or ethnicity in California and the West;
(4) Evidence of effective teaching and potential for successful research and scholarly publication;
(5) Ability to interact successfully with a diverse student body and to work effectively within a multicultural environment;
(6) Ability to balance excellent teaching with outstanding scholarship and professional service.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Additional teaching in summer and intersession is often available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/Benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf
To apply, please send (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) a writing sample to:
Dr. Adam Golub
Recruitment Chair
Department of American Studies
California State University, Fullerton
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Phone: (657) 278-5899
Fax: (657) 278-5820
Application Deadline
To assure full consideration, application materials must be postmarked by October 1, 2012.
For more information, please visit our department website at: http://hss.fullerton.edu/amst/
Cal State Fullerton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX/ADA Employer
Questions can be addressed to Dr. Adam Golub, Recruitment Chair, agolub@fullerton.edu.
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