Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Job Opening: Political Economy and American Society

The Department of American Studies at George Washington University seeks to appoint a scholar of political economy as a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor beginning in fall 2013. Research and teaching interests may include the social or cultural dimensions of work, wealth, capitalism, labor movements, globalization, neoliberalism, market exchange, consumer society, or related topics in American political economy.
    Applicants at the associate professor rank must hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or a related discipline and exhibit a strong record of scholarly publications and teaching. Applicants at the assistant professor rank must hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or a related field by August 1, 2013, and have teaching experience and research potential/experience, as demonstrated by works in progress or scholarly publications. ABD applicants will be considered but must complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 1, 2013.
      Applicants should apply online at and upload a cover letter, CV, and thirty-page writing sample. In addition, please email three letters of recommendation to
     Review of applications will begin on September 17, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.