Current Academic Position

Assistant Professor, Critical Information Studies

The American Studies Program is intending to hire an assistant professor in Critical Information Studies beginning July 1, 2022. Critical information studies areas of research may include: technology, law, and race; political economy of data; digital epistemology; inequalities in access to digital networks and technologies; how the management of information has become part of the construction and surveillance of forms of national belonging and exclusion; citizenship, migrant status, ethnic and racial accounting and profiling; the biometrics of gender and sexuality; marketing platform companies and AI; and how data infrastructures are mobilized for new forms of security, policing, carceral and border control. We welcome applications from those who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree by the time of appointment. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities. All applicants should submit an application via . They should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement, writing sample, and arrange to upload three letters of recommendation. 

Please contact Greta LaFleur  with any questions The review of applications will begin November 1, 2021. (on the history website they use the admins email, happy either way)