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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

University of California, Davis Postion as Assistant Professor

The American Studies Program at the Univeristy of California, Davis invites applicants for an Assistant Professor, with research expertise in disability studies and at least one of the following fields: digital/ public humanities, nature/ landscape, popular culture, and gender/ sexuality studies. They prefer scholars with a Ph.D. in American Studies. Application deadline is February 1

The appointee is expected to have strong research plan and teaching records and Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will have a strong research plan or demonstrate potential for research in interdisciplinary, and intersectional approaches to American Studies, and be able to teach undergraduate courses in disability studies, digital public humanities, gender/sexuality studies, popular culture and nature/culture. Ph.D. must be completed by the first day of courses (September 29, 2014). Applicants must demonstrate exceptional promise as scholars and teachers. The appointees will complement the current faculty expertise in nature and culture, food and technology, popular culture and transnational American Studies.
Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, one publication or professional paper and the contact information for three (3) references through the online application system found at:
If you have any questions or wish further information, please contact our academic personnel analyst, Jenny Shorts, at jlshorts@ucdavis.edu.
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.