Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in American Studies

Mar 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The American Studies Department at Dickinson College invites applications for a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in American Studies, with a specialty in Africana/African Diasporic studies, as her or his major area of research and teaching interest. A focus on visual studies is welcome. In addition to teaching within his or her field of expertise, the candidate we seek will also be able to teach core courses in the American Studies curriculum. We expect the candidate to have a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment and the ability to create an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student body. Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically at Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research program, and relevant student evaluations. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the electronic submission system. The due date for completed applications is April 14, 2017. Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, PA, twenty minutes west of Harrisburg and within two hours of Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Philadelphia. The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons. Please direct any questions about the position to the chair of the department, Professor Jerry Philogene (