Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Environmental History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
Amherst College Department of History
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
The Amherst College Department of History invites applications for a full-time professorial appointment in Environmental History that will begin in July 2009. The rank for this position is open. An appointment with tenure will be contingent upon tenure review. A junior appointment will be tenure-track. The occupant of this position, which is based in the Department of History, will participate in the Colleges new, interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program. Geographical area of specialization is open, but a successful candidate should be able offer courses which approach environmental history from a global or comparative perspective.
Responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester and advising students interested in undertaking independent work in the subject. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by the time of appointment.
Candidates should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi for undergraduate courses, and a sample of written work (an article or chapter, e.g.). Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the Search Committee. All application materials should be sent to Chair, Search Committee in Environmental History, Department of History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002-5000. Deadline for applications is Friday, November 21, 2008.
Amherst College is an undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,600 students and 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.
Amherst College has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College now aims to enrich the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff to ensure that full participation and inclusion become desired norms across the culture of the institution. Amherst aspires to become a learning community in which everyone, not just those individuals whom we identify with minority cultures or perspectives, is informed about and responsive to all aspects of diversity.
Chair, Search Committee in Environmental History
Phone: (413) 542-2229
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies