Lectureship in Humanities & Health, Emory University

The Center for the Study of Human Health (CSHH) at Emory University seeks a Lecturer in Humanities and Health to begin fall semester of 2017. CSHH is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that supports a BA in human health through innovative courses and scholarly endeavors with broad perspectives on health and the human condition. This position is open to scholars across the humanities, including art and art history, film, theater, and media studies, history, all literature and language departments, religion, philosophy, public health and gender and sexuality studies. Broad fields of interest include, but are not limited to: cultural, historical, or philosophical perspectives; literary and artistic explorations of health. Successful candidates will demonstrate the use of methods and pedagogies rooted in humanities to examine the intersections of health and the human condition.

This is a full-time position requiring five courses per academic year, including large lecture courses and small seminars. The initial appointment will be for a period of three years with renewals and promotions possible within the lecture-track system, as detailed in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences Guidelines for Appointment of Lecture-Track Faculty (http://college.emory.edu/home/administration/policy/lecturer.html).

Applicants should have a PhD in hand or evidence of completion by May 2017; the MFA will also be considered. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a personal statement summarizing teaching experience and interests, two (2) syllabi from representative courses, a description of leadership efforts and contributions to program development and diversity, and names of three (3) references. Submit your application and references by 7th November 2016. Preference will be given to applications received by 7th October 2016. Please direct questions to the Human Health Search Committee,HumanHealthSrch@emory.edu.

Submit your application here: https://apply.interfolio.com/37271

Emory University, Atlanta, GA is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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