The Disability Studies Program at the University of Toledo invites applications for an Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 17, 2020. Situated within the College of Arts and Letters, UToledo’s Disability Studies Program is an exciting interdisciplinary program with a strong international reputation. For more information, see: http://www.utoledo.edu/al/disability/.
Candidates should apply at https://jobs.utoledo.edu with the following documents: a CV, a teaching statement, and a letter of application that includes information about upper level Disability Studies courses the applicant is qualified to teach.
We desire a colleague who can help us further dream and develop an already strong Disability Studies academic program.
Address questions to Dr. Jim Ferris (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted electronically and finalists will be invited to campus.
We seek an outstanding social science scholar and teacher with an interdisciplinary or disciplinary Ph.D. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields sought include but are not limited to African American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Education, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy and Administration, Sociology, and Urban Studies.
Applicants must demonstrate an understanding of and use of interdisciplinary Disability Studies scholarship in their research and teaching, as well as the ability to teach Introduction to Disability Studies.
We prefer applications from candidates whose research and teaching incorporate intersectional analyses and whose pedagogy is inclusive; preferred qualifications also include experience mentoring first generation and underrepresented minority college students.
Internal Number: REQ 902
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Situated in the heart of the Midwest, Toledo, Ohio is a convergence of highways, railways and waterways that have long made Toledo a transportation hub. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-80/90, the two busiest highways in the country, Toledo is where things get built. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass; home to several corporate entities – Owens Corning, Owens Illinois, Dana Corporation, Jeep and First Solar. Strengths in bioscience, agribusiness, transportation and logistics, result in a thriving arts and cultural scene with diverse career opportunities and growth for our region.The University of Toledo, situated on more than 450 acres of land is bordered by thriving quiet residential neighborhoods. It is a dynamic state-supported urban university with first-class science departments and strong professional programs in engineering, law, medicine, and pharmacy. Total enrollment is over 20,000 students. More information about the University is available on the web at http://www.utoledo.edu.The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, and became a municipal univer...sity in 1884. The University of Toledo is a nationally recognized, state-supported, comprehensive metropolitan university. It is an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that offers 143 undergraduate, 170 masters, 55 doctoral and first professional degree programs, and 11 specialist degree programs. The institution, first and foremost, is a dynamic, scholarly community of teachers, researchers and learners, with undergraduate and graduate education and research being the University’s highest priorities. The University is located in northwest Ohio in the city of Toledo and has a main campus that houses the majority of its undergraduate students and academic colleges, a health science campus that houses the Colleges of Medicine and Life Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; a campus at the Toledo Museum of Art for the College of Communication and the Arts; and others campuses that include the Lake Erie Center where water and fish environment research is conducted, the Arboretum, and the Scott Park campus where Toledo Early College for High School students take college classes.The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.