Assistant Professor of Diaspora Studies, Human Rights, and Transnational Migration - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio 45056


United States

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Detailed Job Description

Global and Intercultural Studies:  Assistant Professor of Diaspora Studies, Human Rights, and Transnational Migration, focus on migration and mobility to teach introductory courses in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, in addition to advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization; advise students; maintain an active research agenda; and provide service to the institution.  The successful candidate will also contribute to some of the department’s other academic programs: Asian/Asian-American Studies; American Studies; Black World Studies; Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies; International Studies; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. 

Require:  Ph.D. in one of the following: anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, gender studies, history, geography, literary studies, political science, philosophy, religion, interdisciplinary areas or related field by December 31, 2016 for re-appointment to second year.  Strong candidates will be scholars with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in the global forces and frameworks undergirding migration and mobility. Strong candidates also will be scholars whose work engages transnational and diaspora studies broadly defined, with an emphasis on the ways in which race, ethnicity, and/or gender have shaped the conditions of human migration, displacement, and settlement and impacted human rights issues. We encourage applicants whose interests intersect with the study of migration and mobility in historical or contemporary perspective from any number of angles, including (but not limited to) slavery, human trafficking, immigration, as well as the study of migration and refugees.  We welcome details about how the applicant will contribute to the Global & Intercultural Studies Department and its co-major.  Submit letter of interest and cv to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1974.   Additional materials (letters of reference, writing sample, teaching philosophy) will be requested at a later date.  Direct inquiries to Dr. Jana Braziel at brazieje@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3996.  Screening of applications begins November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  With a student body of over 15,000 undergraduate and 2,250 graduate students at its Oxford campus, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Graduate programs complement and enhance the undergraduate educational experience. Our unwavering commitment to teaching and learning is demonstrated in the University's record of exceptional retention and graduation rates, and their consistently strong and engaged alumni community. Miami University serves the citizens of the state of Ohio, as well as a regional and increasingly national and international constituency. Miami's main campus is in Oxford, 35 miles north of Cincinnati, with two regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio, and the Miami University Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg.  Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027.

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

Keyword Phrases

  • diaspora studies
  • human rights
  • immigration
  • human trafficking
  • migration
  • refugees
  • displacement and settlement
  • race ethnicity
  • slavery
  • gender
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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