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April 17, 2007

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow: John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Program, New York University, New York, NY

The John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master's Program in Humanities and Social Thought invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the area of Global Histories, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The initial appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2007, renewable annually for a maximum of three years. We seek an outstanding interdisciplinary scholar whose work engages transnational perspectives and local history, cultural study, and world politics since ca. 1500. We are open to a wide range of research interests, including colonialism and post-colonialism, gender, state formation, and/or migration and diasporas, but particularly welcome specialization outside Europe. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching three courses a year, supervising theses, advising students, and participating in Program events. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and excellence in teaching, and have completed the Ph.D. no more than three years before the application date.

Please send c.v., dissertation précis, letter of application, descriptions of three courses you could teach in our program, and three letters of recommendation by May 1, 2007, to Global Histories Search Committee, Draper Program, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, 14 University Place, New York, NY 10003. For more information about the Draper Program, see http://draper.fas.nyu.edu/page/home.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted by idareyou at April 17, 2007 02:32 PM