Post Doctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary

Emory University's Institute for the Liberal Arts (ILA) invites applications for the Post Doctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Teaching.  The ILA is home to two growing undergraduate majors, American Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies, and has been ranked as the best integrative program in the nation by BestColleges.com.  The successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty who emphasize pedagogical collaboration and innovation.  The Postdoctoral Fellowship will involve teaching five courses per year and advising undergraduate students working on individualized interdisciplinary projects.  The appointment will be for one year, with the presumption of a one-year renewal.  Candidates from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences are invited to apply; PhD required.  We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach interdisciplinary courses.  This fellowship should be of special interest to candidates who want to gain experience and develop skills in interdisciplinary pedagogy.  We are particularly interested in applicants with one or more of the following capacities: ability to teach Introduction to American Studies, the ability to help interdisciplinary students learn to analyze media and other forms of visual culture, and/or the ability to bridge the humanities with either the natural or social sciences.

Dossier should include: CV, teaching statement, a sample syllabus for an interdisciplinary course, short writing sample demonstrating interdisciplinary scholarship, and three letters of recommendation.  We will begin reviewing applications on April 15, 2017.  Please email all materials in pdf format to ILAPostdoc@emory.edu.  Please direct any inquiries about this opportunity to Dr. Mark Risjord, Director of the ILA (mark.risjord@emory.edu). Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks applications from women and minorities.