Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, syllabi of courses taught, teaching awards)
Sample syllabus for and/or a list of potential course offerings
Untenured applicants - please provide three letters of recommendation, which should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org directly from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address
Tenured applicants - please provide names and contact information of suggested reviewers.
Application Deadline for full consideration is September 15, 2019, by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
Confirmation: Upon receipt of your application, you can expect an email acknowledgment with a request and instructions to submit a voluntary survey to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
We seek a theoretically sophisticated and interdisciplinary scholar whose work is situated in American studies and/or critical ethnic studies, with interests in empire and militarization, settler colonialism, diasporic and transnational literatures, environmental humanities, and/or migration studies. The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on the U.S. as well as those who incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks in relation to the U.S. The ideal candidate will possess cross-cutting interests and could teach topical courses aligned with Native American and Indigenous studies, and/or Arab American studies.
This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2020. A Ph.D. degree in any relevant field in the humanities or social sciences is required prior to appointment. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 20-709
About University of Michigan Department of American Culture
University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts, Department of American Culture. As one of the oldest programs in American studies in the country, we have educated generations of Wolverines about the changing meanings of U.S. citizenship and national belonging. Today, we are the top American studies department in the world. Our students and faculty are uniquely committed to social justice and the highest standards of scholarship. We are proud, too, to be home to ethnic studies programs at Michigan: Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies, Latina|o Studies, and Native American Studies.