Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Syracuse University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies The Department of African American Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Cultural Studies, with specific specialization in Caribbean studies, to begin the Fall 2006 semester. Interest in Central/South America will be an added advantage. The successful candidate should be engaged in research and scholarship in the following areas of interest: the dynamics of Pan African cultures, theory and conceptualization of cultures, interdisciplinary methods of inquiry into cultures and current debates on cultural identity. S/he should also demonstrate outstanding scholarly promise and commitment to teaching at the undergraduate as well as graduate levels. As this is a new area in the department, the successful scholar will be expected to develop relevant courses (graduate and undergraduate) in Cultural Studies. Applicants should have a Ph.D, scholarly publications and teaching experience. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., writing sample, syllabi/course descriptions and three letters of recommendation to: Chair, Cultural Studies Search Committee, Department of African American Studies, Syracuse University, 200 Sims Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1230. E-mail address: hgcampbe@syr.edu Information on the Department of African American Studies is on the Department website: http://aas.syr.edu Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.