The Urban Studies Program at Brown University invites applications for a three-year (renewable), non-tenure track, full time Lecturer position in the study of urbanisms and urbanization outside of the US. Position requires teaching five classes per academic year (typically two lecture courses and three seminars), including Introduction to Urban Studies and classes drawn from the candidate's area of research. One course may be replaced by significant service, such as serving as the Director of Undergraduate Studies and coordinator of the senior thesis workshop. Preference will be given to applicants whose focus is on Latin America, Asia, Africa, or Europe, or on comparative or hemispheric urbanisms. A candidate's particular interests could include, for example, ecology and the environment; planetary urbanization and urban theory; empires and cities; race, class, gender, and other forms of sociocultural difference; migration and informal urbanisms.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Sociology, History, or a related social science, humanities or interdisciplinary field in hand in time for a start date of July 1, 2021. Excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are essential.
Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio: cover letter describing teaching and scholarly interests, a current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and writing sample. The cover letter should explicitly address the candidate's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates should arrange for three references to be submitted via Interfolio. The review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021, but applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled or the search is closed.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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