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The Program in American Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time position in Native American Studies, to begin July 1, 2018. Our expectation is to make a tenure-track hire, at the rank of assistant professor, but we are also open to making a senior appointment. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or in a related discipline, but period and research specialization are open. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses in Native American Studies and American Studies.
The American Studies program at Williams, among the oldest in the US, strongly values interdisciplinary work and is one of the college’s key sites for comparative work on race, ethnicity, and diaspora; we are deeply committed to building Native American Studies not only within the unit but at the college more broadly. We value the diversity of our program faculty, and we are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations. Information about the program can be found at: https://american-studies.williams.edu/
Please send the following application materials to the program chair, Mark Reinhardt, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43136: a letter of application, which includes a summary of current scholarship, teaching experience, and any additional relevant information for the search committee; a curriculum vita; a separate brief description of two or three courses you would be especially interested in teaching; an article-length writing sample; and three letters of recommendation.
- The deadline for receipt of materials is October 15, 2017. All offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Further information is available at: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018