The American Studies program is looking for a graduate student to teach one section of its gateway course, A100, "What is America?" in the fall of 2008. The course will be scheduled during the 2nd 8-weeks, with a start time after 4PM. (Days can be discussed at a later time and determined according to availability of classroom space). Preference will be given to students who are enrolled in any of its graduate degree programs (Combined PhD, PhD minor, PhD minor in Native American & Indigenous Studies).
A100 is a broad study of American culture and society, and exposes students to the careful study of all cultural forms and their histories. The class is focused broadly on a series of keywords (gender, race, media, culture, nation, etc.) and the specific day-to-day content is matched to the instructor's expertise.
Please note that this appointment does not include a fee remission -interested students must be at G901 level! This offer of an assistantship is subject to your furnishing the federally required documentation showing that you are a U.S. citizen, or that you are a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States for the period of the appointment.
Interested parties should contact the director at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate students should send a brief email detailing their teaching experience, and request a short email of support from a faculty member familiar with their work in the classroom.