Assistant Professor, Pre-1865 Native American Studies - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of American Studies at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in pre-1865 with a specialization in Native American Studies.

We welcome scholars with training in interdisciplinary fields as well as in social science or humanities and fine arts disciplines. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate (MA) American Studies courses. ABD considered for interview if degree is completed by start date. PhD is required.

To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a transcript of graduate work, and a writing sample. Three letters of recommendation may be either submitted online or mailed directly to Search Committee, American Studies Department, University of Alabama, ten Hoor Hall 101, Box 870214, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0214.

Additional Position Information

Formal review of applications will begin November 17, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Michael D. Innis-Jiménez, Search Committee Chair, at

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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