Assistant Professor - Comparative Cultural Studies - (FAC001510)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston is an interdisciplinary department that is home to curricular programs in Anthropology, Liberal Studies, and Religious Studies. We seek to hire an outstanding scholar and teacher with an active agenda of research and publication in any area of comparative cultural studies, whose academic work would enhance and amplify intellectual synergies in the department and whose teaching could ideally contribute to more than one of our programs.

For further insight in to the range of thematic and topical interests in the Department, as well as greater insight into our distinct constitutive programs, applicants are encouraged to review the departmental website:

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students.

Applications should include: 1) cover letter, including statement of research agenda and teaching experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information of three academic references; 4) two article- or chapter-length writing samples; 5) a sample course syllabus. All applications should be submitted electronically at:

Applications submitted prior to November 21, 2020 will receive full consideration

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of Houston is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline or interdisciplinary field, or provide evidence of progress toward completion of the degree and confirmation that the Ph.D. will have been awarded by May 2021

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for all faculty appointments and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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