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Term Assistant Professor, American Studies

The Program in American Studies at Barnard College invites applications for a 3-year Visiting Assistant Professorship beginning Fall 2014. Applicants should have PhD in hand, a commitment to teaching excellence, and a specialization in some combination of the following fields: race and ethnicity, gender history, critical theory, media and visual culture, and/or the history of American social activism. Teaching responsibilities include an American Studies junior colloquium, a yearlong senior thesis seminar, and three additional courses designed in consultation with the Program director.

Review of applications will begin May 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (no more than 20 pages) and contact information for three academic references. All materials should be emailed as pdf files to Kathryn Mclean, the program’s Administrative Assistant, at kmclean@barnard.edu.

Barnard College is an independent liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University in New York City. Barnard is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and from individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.