Assistant Professor in Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies (IRIS), Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. Deadline: December 1, 2019.
The Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for tenure-line faculty member (assistant professor) with specialization in political ecology, science and technology studies, and/or ethical practice studies with a social justice, social innovation, or transformative approach to broadly serve the department’s growing graduate program in Social Innovation and its undergraduate programs in Integrative Studies (formerly Liberal Studies), Religious Studies, and Intercultural Competence. The expected start date is August 2020. This position is intended to complement existing strengths in a vibrant department that practices and understands interdisciplinary studies as drawing from multiple disciplinary locations, working across and for cultural communities, and engaging with varied methodological and theoretical frameworks.
Work that connects experiences of individuals/groups within the United States to broader regional/global perspectives, including transnational, diasporic and comparative work, is particularly welcomed. Examples may include African and African American Studies, Indigenous and/or Native American Studies, LatinX Studies, Migration Studies, or the like.