Professor or Associate Professor of American Studies
Program in American Studies, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
September 10, 2019
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2020
Post date: August 6, 2019

The Program in American Studies at Princeton University is seeking applications from distinguished scholars for a senior position in American Studies. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are particularly interested in scholars who work across an array of fields of inquiry and disciplines such as: constitutional and/or legal studies; anthropology, sociology, or religion; race, gender, and sexuality; class and inequality; food and environmental life; culture, history, and literature. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Program in American Studies and may be affiliated with department(s) best suited to her/his/their research. Field of specialization is open. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Application Instructions 

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references online at No reference will be contacted until the final stage of the hiring process.

Review Begins: 
September 1, 2019

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