Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus: College of Arts & Sciences: American Studies


Oklahoma State University-Stillwater, OK

Open Date

Sep 22, 2023


The Oklahoma State University American Studies Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a specialization in the environmental humanities beginning in August 2024.

Primary responsibilities are with the Stillwater (main) campus of Oklahoma State University, though the candidate will be asked to teach online/blended courses, as needed. Duties include the production of innovative and sustained peer-reviewed research and service to the program/department, college, and university. Conference travel funding and research support is available. Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students of all backgrounds.

Teaching responsibilities: undergraduate courses in American Studies, including seminars in areas of specialization for degree and non-degree seeking students and core American Studies courses (Introduction, Theory & Methods, Senior Seminar), as needed. Occasional undergraduate/graduate courses in home department. Experience with diverse instructional modalities (online, hybrid) is ideal. 2-2 teaching load.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



Minimum Qualifications: PhD in American Studies or related field at time of employment, with graduate work, research, and/or professional experience in the environmental humanities, broadly defined.

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/132980 . For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2023however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/132980